It seems like the prerequisite to reproduce it is you beat the NIC heavily
with a lot of packets/sec and then run it at that sustained rate for at
least 30 minutes. isci would tend to use MTU sized packets which will
not be that effective.
I can reproduce my crash using mtu sized pkts running only 50Mbps send + receive
on 2 nics. It took over-night to do it though. Running as hard as I can with
MTU packets will crash it as well, and much quicker.
Interestingly enough, the tg3 NIC (netgear 302t), registered 57 deg C between
the fins of it's heat sink in the 32-bit slots. Makes me wonder if my PCI bus
is running too hot :P
Dave says I'm wierd and no one else sees these bizarre problems, btw :)
More trouble-shooting to follow this next week.
Ben Greear <greearb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> <Ben_Greear AT excite.com>
President of Candela Technologies Inc http://www.candelatech.com
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