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From: Herbert P÷tzl (herbert_at_13thfloor.at)
Date: Thu 10 Jul 2003 - 16:05:10 BST


On Thu, Jul 10, 2003 at 10:49:08AM -0400, Kyle Yencer wrote:
> Geoffrey,
>
> Has this driver been known to cause stability issues?

the driver was written in 1996 by Donald Becker
and maintained until 1999/2000 the last modification
was done on 31.Aug 2000, hardware has changed, and
the e100 driver is actively maintained by intel ...

draw your conclusions ...

best,
Herbert

> Sometimes the machine will remain ping-able, but none of the services will
> respond (i.e., sshd, httpd)
>
> Kyle
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Geoffrey D. Bennett" <g_at_netcraft.com.au>
> To: <vserver_at_solucorp.qc.ca>
> Sent: Thursday, July 10, 2003 9:47 AM
> Subject: Re: [vserver] Stability Issues
>
>
> > On Thu, Jul 10, 2003 at 09:18:10AM -0400, Kyle Yencer wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I have been working using the VServer 0.22 and ctx-17 in a scenario
> > > with anywhere from 5 to 20 VServers running, some of which run java
> > > inside of them. In the beginning phases, the server would crash
> > > anywhere from 7 to 10 days, however now it will crash almost daily
> > > and at that multiple times sometimes. The Host OS is Redhat 7.3 and
> > > the kernel is a vanilla patched 2.4.20 kernel. I have also tried
> > > the 2.4.19-ctx15 kernel as will with no better results. The machine
> > > is a dual xeon with 2 gigs of ram, it's quite possible the issue is
> > > hardware related, the server is running a i2o raid card and eepro100
> > > nics. Has anyone ran into similiar problems? The only thing i've
> > > been able to grab before the server crashed is the last proc, which
> > > coincidently happened to be a java process. Please let me know if
> > > anyone has seen similar behavior, or where anyone has found stable
> > > ground if this is normal.
> >
> > Hi Kyle,
> >
> > If you are using the eepro100 driver, try using the e100 driver
> > instead.
> >
> > Regards,
> > --
> > Geoffrey D. Bennett, RHCE, RHCX geoffrey_at_netcraft.com.au
> > Senior Systems Engineer http://www.netcraft.com.au/geoffrey/
> > NetCraft Australia Pty Ltd http://www.netcraft.com.au/linux/
> >
>


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