[ILUG] Dump very slow across gigabit network
kenn at bluetree.ie
Fri Sep 14 12:36:09 IST 2007
> > The version shipped with RHEL 5 at least up to kernel 2.6.18-8.1.8.el5
> > is buggy and can panic with heavy transmit traffic:
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=242060
> > They've supposedly got a newer version of the driver in an upcoming
> > kernel update, but it doesn't seem to have been released yet.
> $ strings `locate bnx2.ko` | grep ^version=
If you're paying for RHEL5 support, you might want to prod RH to get
the finger out and release the updated kernel, or at least release
an update with the backported fix that I mentioned in the bug.
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