Network Problems (HLFS build 20080328)
g.esp at free.fr
Mon Jun 30 05:45:16 PDT 2008
Selon Mwanguhya Daniel Murungi <dmurungi at dicts.mak.ac.ug>:
> I built an HLFS system for use as our Faculty firewall. The machine (Tyan
> motherboard) has 3 network cards, and 1 GB of RAM. We have two networks (NOC
> and students). When I connect the NOC network (less than 50 users - eth1),
> everything is fine. When I connect the student's network (> 500 users -eth2)
> the machine freezes until I remove the network cable from the Student's
> When I ran my LFS distro on the same machine, both networks are OK and can
> access the Internet. I have looked at the interrupts and ensured each
> network interface has a separate IRQ but I still face the same problem. (I
> also enabled TCP congestion control in the kernel.) Any ideas will be
Are the three NIC with same hardware?
If not, if you switch the two networks, what happen?
Wich network driver? with NAPI?
Wich kernel? with acpi enabled?
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