Re: [E1000-devel] igb and IntMode irq_balance issue

2008-05-29 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
March, Agustin M wrote: Hi I am having some issues with the ibg driver (1.2.22) and Intel Corp. 82575EB Gigabit Network attached to Intel Corp. 82801I (ICH9 Family) PCI Express on RedHat 2.6.18-53.el5 x86_64 arch. I am working with HPC equipment, I need to disable the Interruption,

Re: [E1000-devel] 2.6.25.5, e1000e and intel SR2520 server - IPMI is disconnected when e1000emodule is loaded

2008-06-17 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Arkadiusz Miskiewicz wrote: Hello, hi, sorry to hear about your problem. I have a problem with e1000e driver on SR2520 intel platform, running 2.6.25.5 kernel. When e1000e driver is loaded the IPMI connection to the machine is lost. This machine has two ethernet ports that share normal

Re: [E1000-devel] Strange problem with e1000 driver - ping packet loss

2008-06-18 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Srivatsa Vaddagiri wrote: Hi, I happened to look at a system which was exhibiting poor ping performance with e1000 driver (in 2.6.25) and had some questions regarding that. ... Upon some investigation, I found that the interrupt count field in /proc/interrupts (associated with eth1)

Re: [E1000-devel] linux 2.6.25* bug? 82572EI + e1000e in openSUSE11not working

2008-06-25 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Please boot your kernel with pci=nomsi your adapter is not getting any interrupts due to a broken pci-express to hypertransport bridge common to systems like yours. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Kirsher, Jeffrey T Sent: Wednesday,

Re: [E1000-devel] igb driver question

2008-07-25 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Sorry for the top post... When the driver is done preparing a DMA, the drivers write using a writel or IGB_WRITE_REG to the TDT (transmit tail) register to indicate to the hardware there is more data to fetch. When the hardware processes all the data it moves the TDH (transmit head) register and

Re: [E1000-devel] Linux kernel source not found

2008-07-26 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Why do you believe you need an updated e100? The 8.04 Ubuntu kernel (version 2.6.24) should have the right driver. Can you send lspci so we can figure out what device you have and what driver you need? What does the output of the dmesg command say when you sudo /sbin/modprobe e100 ? Yes, the

Re: [E1000-devel] [PATCH] Temporary solution for problem, e1000e breaking IPMI

2008-08-01 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
would you accept a module option that did the same thing? We could also add the kernel option so that you could change the default in the driver at compile time. Seems like both would be a good solution. I have a similar report from another user, he proposed a module option fix_broken_bmc

Re: [E1000-devel] Problem in change driver

2008-08-05 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
?? wrote: Hi all: I'm a newbie. I had change the e1000e driver for use Tx checksum offload always, and remove the ipv6. why did you make driver changes? what are you trying to achieve? It looks like you've just changed the driver just to change it. Did it work before for you? BUT,

Re: [E1000-devel] [PATCH] catch up device stats when multicast total frames

2008-08-05 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Neil Horman wrote: On Tue, Aug 05, 2008 at 01:15:29PM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote: REcently observed a problem wherein, if a BMC or other IPMI device is attached to a NIC, multicast frames can be consumed by the aformentioned device without ever being seen by the driver. Since multicast

Re: [E1000-devel] [PATCH] Temporary solution for problem, e1000e breaking IPMI

2008-08-08 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
We have someone working on your problem, my hope is that he will be able to email you a test patch today. Jesse -Original Message- From: Hitoshi Mitake [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, August 08, 2008 3:06 AM To: Brandeburg, Jesse Cc: e1000-devel@lists.sourceforge.net Subject: Re

Re: [E1000-devel] [PATCH 1/1] NET: e100, fix iomap read

2008-08-14 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Jiri Slaby wrote: There were 2 omitted readb's used on an iomap space. eliminate them by using ioread8 instead. Signed-off-by: Jiri Slaby [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: Jeff Kirsher [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: Jesse Brandeburg [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: Bruce Allan [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: PJ Waskiewicz [EMAIL

Re: [E1000-devel] Couple of questions on Intel Pro/1000 VT and 10GbE NIC

2008-08-19 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Kumar Narayanan wrote: 1. Is the MAC controller 82575 full-duplex? More specifically, if I use Intel Pro/1000 VT will it be able to send and receiver 1Gbps of traffic at the same time? Yes, of course, and for all packet sizes our hardware is capable of line rate, up to the limitations of the

Re: [E1000-devel] auto-negotiation issue

2008-08-20 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Can you try forcing the switch to only advertise 1000/FD in its autoneg advertisement? You could also try forcing the driver to advertise only 1Gb/FD using AutoNeg=0x20,0x20 for e1000/e1000e driver (or use ethtool to set advertisement mask using ethtool -s ethx advertise 0x20) AFAIK we currently

Re: [E1000-devel] multi-queue support

2008-08-25 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Roman Chertov wrote: I have a question regarding multi-queue support. I noticed that current NAPI code only deals with one queue; however, it appears that the support for multiple rings is there. Which driver are you referring to? In general yes, we support multiple RX queues with NAPI

Re: [E1000-devel] multi-queue support

2008-08-25 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Roman Chertov wrote: each queue gets its own msi-x vector and each queue only gets packets which match the RSS hash for that queue. There are separate hardware resources for each queue and the driver has a ring struct for each queue to maintain separate state. Can you point me to some

Re: [E1000-devel] how to repair correupted EEPROM/NVM?

2008-08-25 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Pierre Ossman wrote: I've just noticed that the e1000e has delightfully made poo poo all over my EEPROM (something David Vrabel also has reported). Shit happens and all that I guess, but how do I get the thing back in a working order? Couldn't find anything useful on the interwebs... were you

Re: [E1000-devel] how to repair correupted EEPROM/NVM?

2008-08-26 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Pierre Ossman wrote: I've just noticed that the e1000e has delightfully made poo poo all over my EEPROM (something David Vrabel also has reported). Shit happens and all that I guess, but how do I get the thing back in a working order? Couldn't find anything useful on the interwebs... were

Re: [E1000-devel] Port showing link down at random times

2008-08-27 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Leigh Sharpe wrote: what does ethtool -i eth13 say? [EMAIL PROTECTED]:~$ sudo ethtool -i eth13 driver: e1000 version: 7.1.9-k4-NAPI firmware-version: N/A bus-info: :08:0b.0 [EMAIL PROTECTED]:~$ also, can you tell us if you see the Intel AMT bios pre-boot screen come up? No

Re: [E1000-devel] how to repair correupted EEPROM/NVM?

2008-08-28 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
: Thursday, August 28, 2008 3:16 PM To: Brandeburg, Jesse Cc: e1000-devel@lists.sourceforge.net; Kirsher, Jeffrey T; Allan, Bruce W; Waskiewicz Jr, Peter P; Ronciak, John; [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: how to repair correupted EEPROM/NVM? Any verdict on this part? On Tue, 26 Aug 2008 20:46:01 +0200

Re: [E1000-devel] how to repair correupted EEPROM/NVM?

2008-08-29 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Pierre Ossman wrote: On Fri, 29 Aug 2008 09:05:15 -0700 Jesse Brandeburg [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm concerned that you're actually having some other driver problem that isn't getting reported, like a wierd semaphore issue or something. can you build the e1000e-0.4.1.7.tar.gz driver from

Re: [E1000-devel] how to repair correupted EEPROM/NVM?

2008-08-29 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Pierre Ossman wrote: On Fri, 29 Aug 2008 11:20:03 -0700 Brandeburg, Jesse [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: hm, this article points to the ibautil program which can restore your eeprom, I didn't know we had this available (and I'm not sure if it will work on your hardware) This tool is from my

Re: [E1000-devel] how to repair correupted EEPROM/NVM?

2008-08-29 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Pierre Ossman wrote: On Fri, 29 Aug 2008 11:20:03 -0700 Brandeburg, Jesse [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: hm, this article points to the ibautil program which can restore your eeprom, I didn't know we had this available (and I'm not sure if it will work on your hardware) This tool is from my

Re: [E1000-devel] 2.6.27 e1000e EEPROM corruption

2008-08-29 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Chris Jones wrote: Hi Brandeburg, Jesse wrote: yeah, running ibautil appears to pretty well kill many part's NVM. Ah, damn. upon some follow up questions it appears that ibautil should only ever be run on Intel branded PCI/PCI-X/PCIe adapters that plug into a slot. It may have a bug which

Re: [E1000-devel] Port showing link down at random times

2008-08-29 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
-8) after the long weekend. Jesse -Original Message- From: Leigh Sharpe [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, August 28, 2008 6:43 PM To: Brandeburg, Jesse; Tantilov, Emil S Cc: e1000-devel@lists.sourceforge.net Subject: RE: [E1000-devel] Port showing link down at random times Eth13

Re: [E1000-devel] 2.6.27 e1000e EEPROM corruption

2008-08-29 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Chris Jones wrote: Hi Brandeburg, Jesse wrote: Yes, not all bioses will upgrade the NVM for the lan. Chances are good that if the file size is larger it will upgrade more of the NVM, hopefully upgrading the LAN NVM as well (check the release notes) None of the release notes

Re: [E1000-devel] linux-next: Tree for September 4 (PATCH: IXGBE)

2008-09-05 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Randy Dunlap wrote: From: Randy Dunlap [EMAIL PROTECTED] ixgbe needs to be restricted to the same build config (m/y) as DCA since it calls the dca_*() functions. ixgbe_main.c:(.text+0xd9c09): undefined reference to `dca3_get_tag' Thanks Randy for catching that, you're correct. Acked-by:

Re: [E1000-devel] linux-next: Tree for September 4 (PATCH: IXGBE)

2008-09-05 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Randy Dunlap wrote: From: Randy Dunlap [EMAIL PROTECTED] ixgbe needs to be restricted to the same build config (m/y) as DCA since it calls the dca_*() functions. ixgbe_main.c:(.text+0xd9c09): undefined reference to `dca3_get_tag' ixgbe_main.c:(.text+0xd9cc9): undefined reference to

Re: [E1000-devel] Supporting platforms with no EEPROM?

2008-09-12 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Bill Gatliff wrote: John Winters wrote: Bill Gatliff wrote: [snip] The MAC Address will be reset to 00:00:00:00:00:00, which is invalid and requires you to set the proper MAC address manually before continuing to enable this network device. the Linux kernel actually can make up a mac

Re: [E1000-devel] ixgbe RSS

2008-09-23 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
To: Brandeburg, Jesse Cc: e1000-devel@lists.sourceforge.net Subject: Re: [E1000-devel] ixgbe RSS Hey Jesse, Thanks for the reply - i have read that the table changes are possible within windows, but i've not seen any mention within linux. Is this the case? If this is the case i plan on implementing

Re: [E1000-devel] [PATCH] propagate net_device::irq in e1000_probe

2008-09-23 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Isaac Huang wrote: Strangely, it was in the copy I BCCed myself; perhaps it got removed somewhere in the path. Never mind. It's attached again here. Thanks, Isaac On Mon, Sep 22, 2008 at 06:33:09PM -0700, Allan, Bruce W wrote: It's not because it doesn't look good, the patch was not even

Re: [E1000-devel] Regression: ixgb warning on MTU change

2008-09-30 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
On Wed, 24 Sep 2008, Breno Leitao wrote: I just found an issue related to ixgb that seems to be a regression. After the interface is up and running (packets already transmitted), if I try to change the MTU, running ifconfig ethX mtu 70, for example, causes the following warning[1].

Re: [E1000-devel] Bug introduced in e1000 driver - 2.6.26.5 -2.6.27-rc8

2008-10-04 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Jon Wikne wrote: Hi, On a system I have, the e1000 driver stopped working in the transition from 2.6.26.5 - 2.6.27-rc8. When I compile the e1000 tree from 2.6.26.5 under 2.6.27-rc8, it works! You need to be using the e1000e driver in this new kernel. See this document:

Re: [E1000-devel] Memory allocation failure

2008-10-06 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Luca Deri wrote: Dear all, whenever my development machine receives suddenly a very high-speed traffic storm, the driver fails to allocate memory and the machine stops receiving traffic (it does not recover even after some time). I have attached a console dump of the problem. Do you know

Re: [E1000-devel] Intel PRO/1000 PT Quad Port Bypass Adapter -- enablebypass mode

2008-10-06 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
On Fri, 26 Sep 2008, Ilija Baniski wrote: I am evaluating the Intel® PRO/1000 PT Quad Port Bypass Server Adapter as a potential component of a product line. I successfully installed the card (with the e1000e driver) to work as a normal ethernet card on an Ubuntu server. The next, and most

Re: [E1000-devel] Multicore and multi-queues

2008-10-07 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
On Tue, 7 Oct 2008, Luca Deri wrote: in order to accelerate the vanilla drivers I have created a multithreaded version of them (as of today for igb and ixgbe). I start one kernel thread per RX queue (I have enabled multiqueus with IntMode=3 in igb), and when I pass packets to upper

Re: [E1000-devel] [BUILD_FAILURE] 2.6.27-git2 - allyesconfig on powerpc selectsCONFIG_INTEL_IOATDMA=y

2008-10-13 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Adrian Bunk wrote: On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 03:45:59PM +0530, Kamalesh Babulal wrote: Hi, 2.6.27-git2 kernel build fails, while building the kernel with from subject, on PPC. allyesconfig option. The allyesconfig selects CONFIG_INTEL_IOATDMA=y CC drivers/dma/ioat_dca.o

Re: [E1000-devel] multi-queue support

2008-10-13 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Eric Brower wrote: Any word on the referenced driver update that would support multiple RX queues (with NAPI) on older kernels, or has this been done and I've simply missed it? My target is for RHEL5 support (2.6.18-ish), and I'm wondering if that's a goal with this proposed driver update.

Re: [E1000-devel] [BUILD_FAILURE] 2.6.27-git2 - allyesconfig on powerpc selectsCONFIG_INTEL_IOATDMA=y

2008-10-14 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Brice Goglin wrote: Adrian Bunk wrote: But considering that igb is in a similar situation it would be nice if all 3 drivers would handle it the same way. Jesse, What do you think of the below patch? Seems like a much better solution. I can have Jeff Kirsher work on the equivalent

Re: [E1000-devel] Question on Link Aggregation

2008-10-21 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Kumar Narayanan wrote: Hi, We're trying to use Intel Pro/1000 PT Intel Pro/1000 VT with Link Aggregation. Aggregated links are within a single NIC. I am not too familiar with this feature.Is there any documentation that any of you can point me to? you're just using bonding correct? There

Re: [E1000-devel] [RFC 1/2] igb: statistic optimization

2008-10-21 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
On Tue, 21 Oct 2008, Stephen Hemminger wrote: The network statistics were being updated by multiple CPU's causing cache line bounces. Since this driver already keeps statistics per ring, use those to compute the bytes/packet statistics. Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: [E1000-devel] e1000e does WOL from S5 but not S3 or S4

2008-10-21 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
David Howells wrote: Hi, wow, sorry to take so long to respond... I've been trying to set my test machine up to do Wake On LAN. It works from the powered-off (S5) state, but doesn't work from the suspend-to-RAM (S3) or the suspend-to-disk (S4) states. The power button will wake the

Re: [E1000-devel] e1000e fails after several S3 resumes (2.6.26 Debian, TP T60)

2008-10-23 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Sanjoy Mahajan wrote: There is also lots of opportunity for BIOS bugs to be effecting things so please make sure that you have the latest bios. I was about to burn the CD to update the bios to 2.23 when the failure recurred. So, with the caveat that the bios is still 2.20, I've attached

Re: [E1000-devel] OS MTU settings

2008-10-24 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Richard Scobie wrote: Is it a fair assumption that if I am setting jumbo frames on Intel interfaces in both Windows Vista and Linux, that an MTU of 9000 is exactly the same on both, or do I need to adjust this figure by the header size on one or the other? AFAIK, yes. MTU pretty much means

Re: [E1000-devel] 10Gb 1:1 performance

2008-10-24 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Richard Scobie wrote: A 10Gb FAQ at the Intel site states: Can I connect two Intel 10 GbE Server Adapters back-to-back without a switch? Yes, you can connect two Intel 10 GbE Server Adapters together without a switch. However, this type of unit-to-unit connection will yield very limited

Re: [E1000-devel] e1000e fails after several S3 resumes (2.6.26 Debian, TP T60)

2008-10-24 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Sanjoy Mahajan wrote: hm, does your kernel have CONFIG_PM defined? It does have that defined: ok if it happens again please include lspci -vvv before and after ethtool -r (see below) I will. Now I'm running BIOS 2.23, so I'm curious whether that 'upgrade' fixes the problem. I say

Re: [E1000-devel] 10Gb 1:1 performance

2008-10-27 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Richard Scobie wrote: Brandeburg, Jesse wrote: That text is a bit outdated... Thanks and good news :) One other question. The README for the Linux driver hosted on the Intel website, dated June 17 2008, states that LRO is required to be disabled if forwarding or bridging is required

Re: [E1000-devel] e1000e driver fails with error E1000_ERR_SWFW_SYNC

2008-11-04 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
You most likely need a bios update, and probably a firmware update for your BMC. Do you happen to have a supermicro system? -Original Message- From: Lakshmana Reddy [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, November 04, 2008 3:29 PM To: e1000-devel@lists.sourceforge.net Subject:

Re: [E1000-devel] Changing the ethX names

2008-11-12 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Carsten Aulbert wrote: sorry to bother you such a thing, but I'm not getting anywhere right now. I've a server with four NICs which are all powered by the e1000 driver. Two are on the Supermicro main board and two are added via an add-on card. It seems that I can only PXE boot from the two

Re: [E1000-devel] Validation of DMA params breaks e100 driver (2.6.28-rc2)

2008-11-14 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Anders Grafström wrote: Brandeburg, Jesse wrote: On Fri, 31 Oct 2008, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote: On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 05:27:59PM +0100, Anders Grafström wrote: The e100 driver triggers BUG_ON(buf-direction != dir) by doing pci_map_single(..., PCI_DMA_BIDIRECTIONAL

Re: [E1000-devel] [PATCH] Temporary solution for problem, e1000e breaking IPMI

2008-11-18 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Irwin Estes wrote: Jeff, Is it possible to obtain the source of the patch? Is there something that we can do to future proof our build notes for the kernel/module that allows for functional use of IPMI? Thank you, - Irwin The patch was posted on 11-14 to the mailing lists and

Re: [E1000-devel] e1000 and PBA

2008-11-24 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am experiencing rx_missed_errors with Intel 82541 based gige and e1000 8.0.6 on 32Bbit 33MHz PCI. In my opinion, the network load is not so heavy - 15 kpps and 90 Mbit/s at peaktimes. CPU load is no more than 30%. I know it is old hardware ([EMAIL PROTECTED]), but

Re: [E1000-devel] WOL support for 82545EM

2008-11-25 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Ted Romer wrote: Thanks for your help, my Dell *Precision* 650 (you were right about that) now responds to Wake on Lan, and ethtool output includes Supports Wake-on: umbg Wake-on: g Attached is a proposed patch that implements a WakeOnLan82545EMEnable option so that Linux

Re: [E1000-devel] How to turn on frag feature for e1000 driver?

2008-12-03 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
hong zhang wrote: List, My e1000 is built as default and MTU=1500. After e1000.ko is insmoded, ping -c 1 -s 1400 www.google.com works fine. But ping -c 1 -s 1600 www.google.com does not work. I check e1000_main.c and see: skb-data_len = 0 and skb_shinfo(skb)-gso_size = 0. I see skb

Re: [E1000-devel] Intel(R) Gigabit CT Desktop Adapter Email Support Request

2008-12-11 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Bashir Rategh wrote: Hello We had been advised to contact you regarding the issue of 2 Tx and 2 Rx queue for the card: Intel® PRO/1000 CT Desktop Adapter On the Intel site it says it can have 2 Tx and 2 Rx queue at the same time The URL on intel site is: Optimized queues: 2

Re: [E1000-devel] iptraf crash with e1000-8.0.6 or e1000e-0.5.8.2 on 2.6.27.10

2009-01-05 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Chris Caputo wrote: Just a heads-up on a possible e1000 or e1000e driver issue on linux kernel 2.6.27.10 while running IPTraf 3.0.0. I was playing around with this program. The different options, such as IP traffic monitor seemed to work fine. When I tried the LAN Station Monitor

Re: [E1000-devel] question about UDP off-load 10G adapter

2009-01-09 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Hi Alberto: Alberto Nava wrote: I work for Espial, a VOD software vender in bay area. We have had good relationship with Intel in the pass qualifying platform and Ethenert adpater for VidoeOnDemand application. A few years back we worked together on the definition of UDP segmentation

Re: [E1000-devel] tx_queue_lock in e1000e

2009-01-13 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Don Ash wrote: I have noticed that starting from e1000e tx_queue_locked is also held at Rx processing (NAPI rx callback) for tx ring cleanup - instead of tx_lock that was used in e1000 drivers (tx_lock was eliminated in e1000e, why?). This change causes to extra lock failures on

Re: [E1000-devel] Question regarding e1000 link status

2009-01-21 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
The code was refactored, e1000_hw.c became all the split out files you list below. I saw your message on netdev too, we're the only ones that ever reply to intel related issues, it seems :-) so what is the actual connection type on your ethernet, is it a directly connected fiber port? Is it

Re: [E1000-devel] Question regarding e1000 link status

2009-01-21 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Jonathan Fournier wrote: so what is the actual connection type on your ethernet, is it a directly connected fiber port? Is it a serdes blade? forgive me I've never tested one of the ATCA platforms. I just found out more documentation for that platform, since most ATCA switch are

Re: [E1000-devel] disable multiqueue for igb in kernel 2.6.28

2009-01-22 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Patrick Schreurs wrote: I can't seem to find an option to disable multiqueue in the igb driver which comes with the 2.6.28.x kernel. The module parameter IntMode is not supported. With 6 nics operational i now use 54 interrupts. My hardware (Dell PE1950 / Intel 5000X chipset), spreads all

Re: [E1000-devel] Linux 2.6.27.13

2009-01-26 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Greg KH wrote: On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 09:01:36PM +0100, Jesper Krogh wrote: Greg KH wrote: We (the -stable team) are announcing the release of the 2.6.27.13 kernel. It contains a wide range of bugfixes, and all users of the 2.6.27 kernel series are strongly encouraged to upgrade. I'll also

Re: [E1000-devel] compile issue with e1000 driver, any clue?

2009-02-02 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Billy Huang wrote: Hello, I got the following error while compile e1000 driver in linux2.6.26.7. Any clue for this? Thanks CC drivers/net/e1000/e1000_param.o drivers/net/e1000/e1000_param.c, line 60: error: union unnamed has no field arr

Re: [E1000-devel] iptraf crash with e1000-8.0.6 or e1000e-0.5.8.2 on 2.6.27.10

2009-02-02 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Chris Caputo wrote: On Mon, 5 Jan 2009, Brandeburg, Jesse wrote: Chris Caputo wrote: Just a heads-up on a possible e1000 or e1000e driver issue on linux kernel 2.6.27.10 while running IPTraf 3.0.0. I was playing around with this program. The different options, such as IP traffic monitor

Re: [E1000-devel] e1000e copybreak question

2009-02-19 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Is it your opinion that it is possible to route 64 byte packets close to wire speed with unmodified e1000e drivers? and unmodified kernel? From: Brandeburg, Jesse [mailto:jesse.brandeb...@intel.com] Sent: Thursday, February 19, 2009 11:44 AM To: Carl Petersen Subject: RE: quick question regarding e1000

Re: [E1000-devel] Can I discard spanning_tree packets?

2009-02-26 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
dragon wrote: When connecting two computers (with one e1000 each) back to back, I tried simple rx/tx work but found some problems. Situation: Computer A is rx enabled only and always ready to receive packets. Computer B is both rx and tx enabled. B sends packets at high rate about

Re: [E1000-devel] issue in igb driver : Observing high value in rx_missed_errors rx_no_buffer_count ( in Linux kernel 2.6)

2009-02-26 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
standard questions, what exact kernel, what igb driver version, what does cat /proc/interrupts look like, are you running msi-x in 2.6 kernel? is it the in-kernel version? if so you're running NAPI for sure, and NAPI pushes the packet drops back down to the hardware device when the stack/cpu

Re: [E1000-devel] Sometimes, it will have to work with a swich

2009-03-02 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
] Sent: Saturday, February 28, 2009 11:45 PM To: e1000.sf Cc: Brandeburg, Jesse Subject: Sometimes, it will have to work with a swich dragon wrote: When connecting two computers (with one e1000 each) back to back, I tried simple rx/tx work but found some problems. Situation: Computer

Re: [E1000-devel] Kernel 2.6.27.10: e1000e hangs during boot at MTU change

2009-03-05 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Hi Carsten, any update? Carsten Aulbert wrote: Hi Jesse, sorry for the late reply, too much other work to rank this question high enough. I was able to work around the problem by adding netconsole module loading to a dhclient hook. Brandeburg, Jesse schrieb: 0d:00.0 0200: 8086:108c

Re: [E1000-devel] issue in igb driver : Observing high value in rx_missed_errors rx_no_buffer_count ( in Linux kernel 2.6)

2009-03-05 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
you might be able to tune ITR using ethtool -C ethx rx-usecs N you may also want to increase or decrease the number of receive buffers using ethtool -G ethx rx N if the stack consumes too many cycles per packet it is normal for the driver to drop frames, that is what is architected to happen

Re: [E1000-devel] igb dma bug.

2009-03-11 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
On Wed, 11 Mar 2009, Dave Jones wrote: Fedora rawhide kernels have been carrying a set of DMA debugging patches from dwmw2 for a while. I just booted up a box which contains two of these.. 01:00.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82575EB Gigabit Network Connection (rev 02) 01:00.1

Re: [E1000-devel] Detected Tx Unit Hang

2009-03-12 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
On Wed, 11 Mar 2009, Gary W. Smith wrote: I asked this last week but didn't get a response. I have a supermicro apologies for the slow response. server with a dual intel nic that uses the e0100 driver. I'm using CentOS 5.2 and when I do anything network intensive I lose connectivity for a

Re: [E1000-devel] Detected Tx Unit Hang

2009-03-12 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
.* -p1 file.patch here is the download link https://sourceforge.net/tracker2/download.php?group_id=42302atid=447451file_id=298629aid=1460945 From: Gary W. Smith [mailto:g...@primeexalia.com] Sent: Thursday, March 12, 2009 9:16 AM To: Brandeburg, Jesse Cc: e1000

Re: [E1000-devel] Detected Tx Unit Hang

2009-03-12 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
this patch: https://sourceforge.net/tracker2/download.php?group_id=42302atid=447449file_id=283326aid=2007017 its the e1000_disable_dac.patch file. From: Gary W. Smith [mailto:g...@primeexalia.com] Sent: Thursday, March 12, 2009 12:55 PM To: Brandeburg, Jesse Subject: RE

Re: [E1000-devel] Detected Tx Unit Hang

2009-03-12 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
are working better, Jesse From: Gary W. Smith [mailto:g...@primeexalia.com] Sent: Thursday, March 12, 2009 2:45 PM To: Gary W. Smith; Brandeburg, Jesse Cc: e1000-devel@lists.sourceforge.net Subject: RE: [E1000-devel] Detected Tx Unit Hang That was a bad example

Re: [E1000-devel] [stable] Li-nux 2.6.27.19 2.6.28.7

2009-03-13 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Greg KH wrote: On Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 03:10:51PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote: I fired up this kernel up on my FC8 laptop and I see http://userweb.kernel.org/~akpm/p3130212.jpg On the next two boot attempts, the kernel came up OK. root issue: seems that something with the 2.6.newer

Re: [E1000-devel] Intel 82567LM e1000e DHCP problem/question

2009-03-16 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
good idea to include e1000-devel@lists.sourceforge.net on these kinds of requests. On Sun, 15 Mar 2009, Pelle Svensson wrote: Is there any functionality inside the driver for DHCP request. I see in the source that there is some kind of DHCP filter f the tx stream. Can the drive issue DHCP

Re: [E1000-devel] e100 firmware in 2.6.29-rc7?

2009-03-16 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
On Fri, 13 Mar 2009, Ben Greear wrote: I have selected build-firmware-into-kernel but it seems e100 is still unhappy in 2.6.29-rc7. e100 :02:01.0: firmware: requesting e100/d102e_ucode.bin e100: eth4: e100_request_firmware: Failed to load firmware e100/d102e_ucode.bin: -2 can you post

Re: [E1000-devel] e1000e 0000:00:19.0: DMA-API: device driver tries to free DMA memory it has not allocated [device address=0x0000000052ff084a] [size=90 bytes]

2009-03-18 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Ingo Molnar wrote: * Lubomir Rintel lkund...@v3.sk wrote: On Wed, March 18, 2009 8:04 am, Ingo Molnar wrote: ( e1000e Cc:s added. A new debug feature, CONFIG_DMA_API_DEBUG=y, has triggered the warning below in e1000_put_txbuf(). ) http://lkml.org/lkml/2009/3/2/318 We are still

Re: [E1000-devel] IGMP Join dropping multicast packets

2009-03-18 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
On Tue, 17 Mar 2009, Dave Boutcher wrote: Eric, based on your inability to recreate this, I tried on some other hardware I had lying around that has an AMD chipset built-in NIC. I could not recreate the problem on that hardware. I'm starting to think this is an e1000 problem. In both the

Re: [E1000-devel] e1000e 0000:00:19.0: DMA-API: device driver tries to free DMA memory it has not allocated [device address=0x0000000052ff084a] [size=90 bytes]

2009-03-18 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
On Wed, 18 Mar 2009, Ingo Molnar wrote: http://lkml.org/lkml/2009/3/2/318 We are still looking for more testing from the general community of this patch, in particular if any tx hangs are reported. Thanks in advance for any reports.-- Yeah - already picked it up into

Re: [E1000-devel] IGMP Join dropping multicast packets

2009-03-20 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
On Wed, 18 Mar 2009, Dave Boutcher wrote: If you go back in this thread I had a dead easy unprivileged user-land testcase that causes frame loss.  We ran into this in a production environment (and I kind of glossed over how long it took to figure out why the hell we were dropping

Re: [E1000-devel] e1000e and the 2009 Mac Pro

2009-03-20 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Douglas Geiger wrote: I am trying to get Linux up and running on my new (2009) Mac Pro (the 4,1 model). I currently have Ubuntu Jaunty (Alpha 6) installed, and amy working to get the Gig-E interfaces working. It looks like they should be supported by the e1000e module, but the PCI ID's

Re: [E1000-devel] [Bugme-new] [Bug 12876] New: irq 18: nobody cared after down-ing an e1000 interface

2009-03-20 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
On Sun, 15 Mar 2009, Andrew Morton wrote: http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=12876 I get the following OOPS when I down the e1000 network interface: irq 18: nobody cared (try booting with the irqpoll option) Pid: 9014, comm: udevd Tainted: GW

Re: [E1000-devel] [RFC][PATCH] ixgbe: fix tx queue index

2009-04-01 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Wu Fengguang wrote: Don't do the num_tx_queues based masking on calculating tx queue index. 1) num_tx_queues is not always power-of-2, because it also depends on the online cpu numbers. So the masking could be a performance bug on a 6 cpu system. 2) queue_mapping will be limited by

Re: [E1000-devel] [RFC][PATCH] ixgbe: update real_num_tx_queues on changing num_rx_queues

2009-04-01 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Wu Fengguang wrote: Move the update of real_num_tx_queues from ixgbe_acquire_msix_vectors() to ixgbe_set_num_queues(), to ensure it be always in sync with num_rx_queues. Signed-off-by: Wu Fengguang fengguang...@intel.com besides the typo in the description, the change looks sane. Jeff

Re: [E1000-devel] How to tell if using MSI-X?

2009-04-01 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Richard Scobie wrote: I just read the following in a recent patch for ixgbe: MSI-X allocation broke after the 82599 merge on systems with more than 8 CPU cores. 82598 drops back into MSI mode, which isn't sufficient to run full, efficient 10G line rate. I have a Supermicro X7DWE 5400

Re: [E1000-devel] Tx Unit Hang on 82540EP

2009-04-01 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Zsolt Foldvari wrote: On Wed, 1 Apr 2009 08:30:31 -0700 Ronciak, John john.ronc...@intel.com wrote: The attachment didn't make it. It was only a single of . Please try to send it again. Now gzip'ed, maybe that was the problem... Zsolt FYI, our list strips most kinds of

Re: [E1000-devel] What does ethtool -t loopback 13 test failure mean?

2009-04-02 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
On Thu, 2 Apr 2009, Chris Markle wrote: My system is a fc1 system (yeah I know... :( ): [r...@xxx root]# uname -a Linux xxx 2.4.22-1.2174.nptlsmp #1 SMP Wed Feb 18 16:21:50 EST 2004 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux running a pretty old (5.2.16) version of the e1000 driver: [r...@xxx root]#

Re: [E1000-devel] e1000: eth2: e1000_clean_tx_irq: Detected Tx Unit Hang

2009-04-06 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Hi Jesper, On Sun, 5 Apr 2009, Jesper Krogh wrote: I have a 2.6.27.20 system in production, the e1000 drivers seem pretty noisy allthough everything appears to work excellent. well, nice to hear its working, but wierd about the messages. dmesg here:

Re: [E1000-devel] Tx Unit Hang on 82540EP

2009-04-07 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
zsolt foldvari wrote: On Wed, Apr 1, 2009 at 11:15 PM, Brandeburg, Jesse jesse.brandeb...@intel.com wrote: Zsolt Foldvari wrote: On Wed, 1 Apr 2009 08:30:31 -0700 Ronciak, John john.ronc...@intel.com wrote: The attachment didn't make it.  It was only a single of . Please try to send

Re: [E1000-devel] [PATCH] Be explict with what we are !'ing in ixgbe_sfp_config_module_task()

2009-04-08 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Tony Breeds wrote: GCC warns: drivers/net/ixgbe/ixgbe_main.c: In function 'ixgbe_sfp_config_module_task': drivers/net/ixgbe/ixgbe_main.c:3920: warning: suggest parentheses around operand of '!' or change '' to '' or '!' to '~' Which I think is right. Bracket to remove ambiguity.

Re: [E1000-devel] [RFC PATCH] igb: Enable SCTP checksum offloading

2009-04-10 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
On Fri, 10 Apr 2009, Vlad Yasevich wrote: Hi Folks Any comments, questions, opinions??? The silence has been stunning. Does anyone else have access to the hardware to test this thing? Apologies, of course we have the hardware. In fact this is still sitting in my mailbox flagged for

Re: [E1000-devel] E1000 driver trouble

2009-04-14 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
looks like you might be disabling interrupts and then not re-enabling them, and / or losing a receive interrupt. you also may need to consider generating an interrupt every two seconds from a timer using ICS register, which might help you catch any missed interrupt causes. In this test you

Re: [E1000-devel] ixgbe not scaling across multiple CPUs ?

2009-04-14 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Hi Anna, On Tue, 14 Apr 2009, Fischer, Anna wrote: I am running ixgbe 1.3.56.5-NAPI on a Linux 2.6.18 kernel (SMP, two CPUs): filename: /lib/modules/2.6.18.8/kernel/drivers/net/ixgbe/ixgbe.ko version:1.3.56.5-NAPI snip I load the driver with InterruptType=2,2 MQ=1,1 RSS=2,2

Re: [E1000-devel] Intel ethernet card strange behaviour

2009-04-16 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Filka Michal wrote: Hi all, I need a help with following issue. I have a board with six Ethernet cards (all e1000). Two of them are currently used (eth0, eth2). If I do ifdown eth0 and then ifup eth0 it lasts at least 30s (ping reports destination host unreachable) until the card

Re: [E1000-devel] e1000 watchdog timer fails to start after ethool settings change

2009-04-16 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
added maintainer's list On Wed, 15 Apr 2009, Ed Swierk wrote: A recent patch to e1000, intended to avoid a race in the interrupt code, seems to prevent the watchdog timer from resuming properly. It neuters the effect of /* fire a link change interrupt to start the watchdog */

Re: [E1000-devel] e1000e not working on 2.6.29.1

2009-04-16 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
Aditya Rajgarhia wrote: Hi, I updated to kernel 2.6.29.1 (from 2.6.22) yesterday and my Intel 82566MM fails to work now (eth0 is not recognized). First, I noticed that the new kernel uses e1000e for this controller rather than e1000, but I get the following in dmesg: e1000e: Intel(R)

Re: [E1000-devel] e1000e: NVM corrupted (kernel 2.6.16.y)

2009-04-17 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
On Fri, 17 Apr 2009, Holger Eitzenberger wrote: Kernel v2.6.16.y (+ patches) e1000e v0.5.11.2 Hi, Hi again Holger, I'm facing NVM corruption on both ports a dual port NIC module: PCI: Enabling device :09:00.0 ( - 0003) ACPI: PCI Interrupt :09:00.0[A] - GSI 19 (level,

Re: [E1000-devel] help understand origin of spurious interrupts

2009-04-17 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
On Fri, 17 Apr 2009, Azeem Khan wrote: I see almost 80% spurious interrupts inside the e1000 irq handler (e1000_intr) when receiving frames. NAPI is enabled and functional. Please help me understand why. Here are more details. Configuration: -- I have a PC with an onboard

Re: [E1000-devel] Detected Tx Unit Hang e1000e versions: 0.5.18.3-NAPI and 0.3.3.3-k6 with kernel 2.6.28.9

2009-04-20 Thread Brandeburg, Jesse
On Sun, 19 Apr 2009, Andrey Luzgin wrote: We have repeating problems on several servers with different versions of the driver e1000e with kernel 2.6.28.9 (this version because of tproxy is necessary to us). All servers is Intel® Server Systems SR1560SF with one additional NIC 82572EI Gigabit

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