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Re: [Xen-users] unstable network problem

  • To: John Madden <jmadden@xxxxxxxxxxx>, xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Nivedita Singhvi <niv@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: Tim Durack <tdurack@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2005 13:51:30 -0400
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I'm using tg3 also. I tried the NETIF hack, this just appears to force
RX checksumming off, which doesn't fix the problem either.

Unfortunately I am experiencing these problems in a routed environment...

Any other ideas? 

On 8/10/05, John Madden <jmadden@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Unfortunately, that's not an easily configurable
> > driver. If you don't mind recompiling the kernel,
> > try editing the driver and turning off NETIF_F_IP_CSUM,
> > i.e. force dev->features &= ~NETIF_F_IP_CSUM as
> > a quick short-term test.
> I've got only a production install of Xen, and while the kernel is a custom 
> build
> of 2.0.6-testing, it can't really be rebooted at the moment.  It looks like it
> hasn't fixed the issue for Tim, so it doesn't seem promising anyway.
> We've spoken earlier about switching to routed guests rather than bridged and 
> you
> talked about producing a README on the setup of that configuration.  Is that
> available?  Do we think routing would fix the problem?
> John
> --
> John Madden
> UNIX Systems Engineer
> Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana
> jmadden@xxxxxxxxxxx

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