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Re: [opensuse] Sun X2100 (nv)ethernet problem with SUSE 10.0
  • From: Carl-Daniel Hailfinger <c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 03 Apr 2006 15:59:17 +0200
  • Message-id: <44312A35.3050605@xxxxxxx>

Peter Nixon schrieb:
> We have a bunch of Sun X2100 opteron servers running SUSE 10.0 and one of them
> magically stopped responding to network requests in the middle of the night
> (after operating perfectly for 1 month). A power down solved the problem,
> however a simple reboot did not! The log messages are below.
> Apr 3 11:42:56 server kernel: NETDEV WATCHDOG: eth0: transmit timed out
> Is anyone else have problems with the nv ethernet interface on their X2100
> servers (and USB keyboards)?

Known problem, a fix is in the works. Note: All versions except SUSE Linux 10.0
do not have this bug. However, to not break anything, a simple down-/upgrade
of the driver is not possible.


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