> > This should hit machines with 2GB ram too, right?
> > Is it possible to find if it hits me? I get hard lockups on
> > 2GB machine with b44, but they take ~5min.. few hours to
> > reproduce...
> > It seems to me like this should hit very quickly.
> > --
> > 64 bytes from 126.96.36.199: icmp_seq=28 ttl=51 time=448769.1 ms
> With the 4:4 VM split it definately is instantaneous with > 1GB of memory, I
> triggered it with 1.25G myself and never noticed anything wrong with just
> 1GB (allocation starts from the top it seems). With the standard 1:3 split I
> don't think anything > 1GB ever gets used for skbuffs, but maybe there
> are circumstances where this can happen?
Okay, this is probably other problem. When the bug hit, what are the symptoms?
> (Or the issue isn't fully understood yet, figuring out what breaks and what
> doesn't was basically just trial and error :-/ )
Can you try the driver from broadcom? bcom4400, or how is it
called. Its extremely ugly, but might get this kind of stuff right...
People were complaining that M$ turns users into beta-testers...
...we turn them into developers, and they seem to like it that way!