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Date:	Wed, 11 Nov 2009 15:19:54 -0500
From:	Caleb Cushing <xenoterracide@...il.com>
To:	Frans Pop <elendil@...net.nl>
Cc:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: large packet loss take2 2.6.31.x

not to be impatient or ungrateful, but has anyone had time to look at
this? will I be able to upgrade to 31.6? will 32.0 work?

On Sat, Oct 31, 2009 at 1:44 PM, Frans Pop <elendil@...net.nl> wrote:
> Adding netdev in CC. Original message + attachments follow.
>
> =========
> so ever since arch rolled out 2.6.31.x I've been having problems with
> my network (again) where I've been losing a large amount of packets
> (just testing with mtr somewhere between 30/50%). first I figured it
> was the same problem as I had in 2.6.30.x (and maybe it is?) but that
> appeared to get fixed. when I started bisecting the bug wasn't
> apparent in 2.6.31.0 but I knew for sure it was in .5 (I couldn't
> remember if I had noticed it again in .3)
>
> I'm attaching the bisection log and a 'good' dmesg output.
>
> c9fb3ded7a8a6769f3bcb3ef3d9aed61d3e376a9 is the first bad commit
>
> I'm not going to pretend to understand why this patch is breaking my
> networking but between bisection and testing it appears to be... I've
> never bisected before and I'm definitely not a kernel hacker (I can
> barely read C).
>
> I should also note that the wireshark dump here
> http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=13835 is related to this.
> and if it's not the same bug then possibly a new one should be opened.
>
> P.S. I'm not subscribed to the list please CC me
>
> Caleb Cushing
> http://xenoterracide.blogspot.com
>
>



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