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 From:  Goetz Goerisch <ggoerisch at gmx dot net>
 To:  "Michael D. Joy" <mdjoy at phy dot olemiss dot edu>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Lockups since upgrade to 1.2b3
 Date:  Sat, 18 Dec 2004 09:34:10 +0100
Hi Michael,

I haven't got the Shaper enabled. But also seeing this locks.


On Dec 18, 2004, at 5:18 AM, Michael D. Joy wrote:

> I'm running a Wrap 1C-3 and am also experiencing hard locks after 
> 1.2b3 upgrade. I have since reverted to 1.2b2. Oddly enough, the 
> behavior seemed to be exacerbated by the packet shaper. I run the 
> packet shaper with rules, to make Azureus bittorrent traffic lowest 
> priority, and while bittorrent was running, if any other heavy traffic 
> occurred, the router would lock up solid. No ping, console dead. I 
> have the router syslogging to another box, and there's absolutely no 
> notice that it's about to break. The only things in common with each 
> lockup is this. When running World of Warcraft, with bittorrents 
> running on two different computers behing the wrap monowall, the 
> router would lockup within 10-15 min every time. If I turned off the 
> packet shaping, then it would take longer to freeze up but it would 
> still freeze. Messing with settings in the router via the web page, 
> such as monitoring bandwidth usesage or watching the log would also 
> cause it to lock up faster.
> I noticed 25-30 port bounces on 38860 and 38866 before each crash 
> while bittorrent was running, but I assume this is because most 
> torrent clients use random ports, while azureus just uses one.
> There's no science behind this analysis of the lockups, just 
> observations. I reverted to 1.2b2 and the lockups went away. Been 
> running rock solid for 2 days now. Previously, I had a 22 day uptime 
> between power outages on the router.
> Michael Joy
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