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Re: How do I track TG3 peculiarities?

To: "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederman@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: How do I track TG3 peculiarities?
From: Andreas Dilger <adilger@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 7 Sep 2003 22:09:26 -0600
Cc: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@xxxxxxxxx>, "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx, linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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On Sep 07, 2003  16:21 -0600, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> Below is one good oops we have captured.  I would have to check but
> I believe we have updated the tg3 driver in this instance to the
> one that comes with 2.4.23-pre3.
> 
> The very puzzling part is that in the crashes I don't see the tg3
> driver at all just the network stack.  All module addresses according
> to /proc/ksyms started with at 0xf8, and the tg3 driver was built as
> a module.
> 
> I have been having trouble understanding why skb_clone would be called
> to transmit a packet.  Any ideas?

Do you have the stack overflow checking enabled?  That has been a source
of problems for us.  It was especially difficult to reproduce, because it
only happened during a double interrupt.

Cheers, Andreas
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Andreas Dilger
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