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 From:  lutz dot niederer at gmx dot net
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Interfaces lock up under heavy load
 Date:  Sun, 13 Nov 2005 12:22:27 +0100 (MET)
> I am running m0n0 1.2 on a wrap 1.E.
> I am using a cable connection with a Motorola cable modem connected to the
> wrap.  The other 2 interfaces are DMZ and LAN.  Since about 2 weeks I have
> a
> cable speed of about 8Mbit.  Since that the wrap/m0n0 hangs under heavy
> load.  What I believe to see is that my LAN interface stops working. 
> Maybe
> the WAN interface stops working first, but I am not sure.  The
> blinkenlights
> show activity on the WAN interface.  The LAN interface blinks with
> constant
> frequency (about 1 per sec).  And the connection to the wrap is broken.  I
> have to restart the wrap.
> I already set the adapter on my server to half-duplex (connected via
> cross-over cable).  Did not help.
> The problem is that I can't look behind the scenes.  The wrap is simply
> not
> acessible anymore.  Although it's blinking on the WAN interface.
> Does anybody have a tip what I can do?  Has anybody seen something
> similar?

One addition:  I think that it works if I enable device polling.  (Not yet
sure...)  But I don't know the implications of using device polling.  I
thought that the wrap is very well tested with the interrupt mode...

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