I was looking at the Release Notes not the Technical Notes when doing a string search for bnx2. Comment 30 Roland Friedwagner Using the bnx2 driver from Dell’s support page seems to help. I have no data to show that adding non-bnx2 interrupts would help. According to the EL 5. Wasn’t able to catch the comment 4 ethtool stats on them. Under varying timeframes, one or both of the interfaces simply stops sending traffic and goes non responsive until restarted.
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If you must stay on RHEL 5.
I assume when this bug happens you can’t ping the device in question. Comment 29 Jerry Uanino Comment 22 Andrew Masterton Please note that bugzilla is not an official broqdcom tool and that if you have support entitlements you should contact Red Hat support to have this bug prioritized with engineering and worked accordingly.
Comment 32 Roland Friedwagner Comment 31 John Feeney Start network flow over iscsi network 3. Still we too have tried to bombard the NIC with traffic and have not reproduced it. Comment 24 VooVoo Of course, if the z-stream bnx2 driver doesn’t fix the bgoadcom, I would appreciate knowing that too.
Comment 16 Roland Friedwagner The issue is clearly correlated with network throughput. Sometimes an interface will recover without any action, after minutes or after hours.
Unless told otherwise, I will be closing this as a duplicate. It turns out we saw this problem with earlier kernels as well – at least Version-Release number of selected component if applicable: Stock from first kernel in 2.
The driver provided by Dell does not have MSI-X enabled so it has not been found to fail, if your bug is the same bug as the one that Dell and I are persuing. Comment 1 Marc Mercer Under varying timeframes, one or both of the interfaces simply stops sending traffic and goes non responsive until restarted. Comment 12 Jason McCormick Examples of such devices include Broadcom NetXtreme Ethernet devices that use the bnx2 driver. BZ Note the front page of Bugzilla mentions: We’ve saw it on 2.
Bnc2 been struggling with it for about a month, and finally came across this bug report.
Comment 13 Jason McCormick We have not been able to find a reliable reproducer though. I came across this Bugzilla entry when looking for issues with the bnx2 driver.
I believe this bz is fixed by that errata and the fix will be generally available in 5.
– bnx2 driver crashes under random circumstances
Login [x] Log in using an account from: According to the EL 5. Red Hat Bugzilla ryel not rhe, avenue for technical assistance or support, but simply a bug tracking system. The workaround is still in place but clearly doesn’t seem to make any difference.
Comment 19 John Feeney Comment 11 Stephan Wiesand I was looking at the Release Notes not the Technical Notes when doing a string search for bnx2.