[clug-talk] Lost network after logging out

John Greep jvgreep at shaw.ca
Fri Mar 25 22:01:12 PST 2005


Michael,

It's a Compaq NC3121 Fast Ethernet NIC (WOL) using the eepro100 module. 
It sounds like the situation you described.  When I re-ran config, I
disabled the Network Hotplugging option.  That could be the watchdog
you're referring to.  I'll post my results.

Thanks,
John

On Fri, 2005-03-25 at 18:50, Michael Gale wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> 	I think that the problem starts with:
> 
> --snip--
> Mar 25 09:28:43 mymachine net_applet[16294]: ### Program is starting ###
> Mar 25 09:29:12 mymachine kernel: NETDEV WATCHDOG: eth0: transmit timed
> out
> Mar 25 09:29:12 mymachine kernel: eth0: Transmit timed out: status 6050
> 0c00 at 10144359/10144420 command 0003a000.
> Mar 25 09:29:12 mymachine ifplugd(eth0)[2273]: Link beat lost.
> --snip--
> 
> 1. What type of network card do you have ?
> 2. What module / driver are you using ?
> 
> and what is "ifplugd" ? I have never seen this ?
> 
> Right now I would assum that either your module is not compatible with 
> the card. I experienced simular problems with the old eepro module and 
> on-board intel cards with compaq desktops.
> 
> The card would just stop responding to traffic completely.
> 
> You could start by disabling the software version of WATCHDOG, I say 
> software because from my understanding a watchdog device is designed to 
> watch hardware and restart the sytem if a problem occurs. These are 
> usally hardware devices.
> 
> The software version of WATCHDOG could be disabling the card or trying 
> to reset it.
> 
> Michael.
> 
> 
> John Greep wrote:
> > I'm running a Mandrake 10.1 setup and I lose my local network connection
> > when I log out of X.  Below is the output from my logs - hosts have been
> > changed to protect the innocent :-). The symptom manifests itself on the
> > line "nfs: server remotemachine not responding, timed out".  External
> > network access is maintained, but anything local is lost.  The only way
> > I can restore the connection is by rebooting the machine.  Any ideas of
> > things to check?
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > John 
> > 
> > Mar 25 09:27:54 mymachine kernel: mtrr: 0xe4000000,0x2000000 overlaps
> > existing 0xe4000000,0x100000
> > Mar 25 09:27:54 mymachine kernel: irq 11: nobody cared!
> > Mar 25 09:27:54 mymachine kde3(pam_unix)[3169]: session closed for user
> > jgreep
> > Mar 25 09:27:54 mymachine kernel:  [dump_stack+30/32]
> > dump_stack+0x1e/0x20
> > Mar 25 09:27:54 mymachine kernel:  [<c0107bfe>] dump_stack+0x1e/0x20
> > Mar 25 09:27:54 mymachine kernel:  [__report_bad_irq+43/144]
> > __report_bad_irq+0x2b/0x90
> > Mar 25 09:27:54 mymachine kernel:  [<c01090ab>]
> > __report_bad_irq+0x2b/0x90
> > Mar 25 09:27:54 mymachine kernel:  [note_interrupt+144/176]
> > note_interrupt+0x90/0xb0
> > Mar 25 09:27:54 mymachine kernel:  [<c01091c0>] note_interrupt+0x90/0xb0
> > Mar 25 09:27:54 mymachine kernel:  [do_IRQ+224/256] do_IRQ+0xe0/0x100
> > Mar 25 09:27:54 mymachine kernel:  [<c0109430>] do_IRQ+0xe0/0x100
> > Mar 25 09:27:54 mymachine kernel:  [common_interrupt+24/32]
> > common_interrupt+0x18/0x20
> > Mar 25 09:27:54 mymachine kernel:  [<c010778c>]
> > common_interrupt+0x18/0x20
> > Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel:  [do_softirq+43/48]
> > do_softirq+0x2b/0x30
> > Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel:  [<c0121fcb>] do_softirq+0x2b/0x30
> > Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel:  [do_IRQ+231/256] do_IRQ+0xe7/0x100
> > Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel:  [<c0109437>] do_IRQ+0xe7/0x100
> > Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel:  [common_interrupt+24/32]
> > common_interrupt+0x18/0x20
> > Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel:  [<c010778c>]
> > common_interrupt+0x18/0x20
> > Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel: handlers:
> > Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel: [pg0+275095424/1069613056]
> > (usb_hcd_irq+0x0/0x70 [usbcore])
> > Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel: [<d0a47f80>] (usb_hcd_irq+0x0/0x70
> > [usbcore])
> > Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel: [pg0+275095424/1069613056]
> > (usb_hcd_irq+0x0/0x70 [usbcore])
> > Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel: [<d0a47f80>] (usb_hcd_irq+0x0/0x70
> > [usbcore])
> > Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel: [pg0+275095424/1069613056]
> > (usb_hcd_irq+0x0/0x70 [usbcore])
> > Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel: [<d0a47f80>] (usb_hcd_irq+0x0/0x70
> > [usbcore])
> > Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel: [pg0+275722272/1069613056]
> > (speedo_interrupt+0x0/0x240 [eepro100])
> > Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel: [<d0ae1020>]
> > (speedo_interrupt+0x0/0x240 [eepro100])
> > Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel: Disabling IRQ #11
> > Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel: mtrr: 0xe4000000,0x2000000 overlaps
> > existing 0xe4000000,0x100000
> > Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel: agpgart: Found an AGP 2.0 compliant
> > device at 0000:00:00.0.
> > Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel: agpgart: Putting AGP V2 device at
> > 0000:00:00.0 into 1x mode
> > Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel: agpgart: Putting AGP V2 device at
> > 0000:01:00.0 into 1x mode
> > Mar 25 09:28:41 mymachine kde3(pam_unix)[16201]: session opened for user
> > jgreep by (uid=0)
> > Mar 25 09:28:43 mymachine net_applet[16294]: ### Program is starting ###
> > Mar 25 09:29:12 mymachine kernel: NETDEV WATCHDOG: eth0: transmit timed
> > out
> > Mar 25 09:29:12 mymachine kernel: eth0: Transmit timed out: status 6050 
> > 0c00 at 10144359/10144420 command 0003a000.
> > Mar 25 09:29:12 mymachine ifplugd(eth0)[2273]: Link beat lost.
> > Mar 25 09:29:13 mymachine kernel: nfs: server remotemachine not
> > responding, timed out
> > Mar 25 09:29:14 mymachine ifplugd(eth0)[2273]: Link beat detected.
> > Mar 25 09:29:28 mymachine kernel: nfs: server remotemachine not
> > responding, timed out
> > Mar 25 09:29:54 mymachine kernel: NETDEV WATCHDOG: eth0: transmit timed
> > out
> > Mar 25 09:29:54 mymachine kernel: eth0: Transmit timed out: status e090 
> > 0c00 at 10144420/10144481 command 0001a000.
> > Mar 25 09:29:54 mymachine ifplugd(eth0)[2273]: Link beat lost.
> > Mar 25 09:29:56 mymachine ifplugd(eth0)[2273]: Link beat detected
> > 
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