Jan Kiszka wrote:
> Am 28.10.2010 09:34, Anders Blomdell wrote:
>> Anders Blomdell wrote:
>>> Anders Blomdell wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> I'm trying to use rt_eepro100, for sending raw ethernet packets, but I'm
>>>> experincing occasionally weird behaviour.
>>>> Versions of things:
>>>>   linux-
>>>>   xenomai-
>>>>   rtnet-39f7fcf
>>>> The testprogram runs on two computers with "Intel Corporation
>>>> 82557/8/9/0/1 Ethernet Pro 100 (rev 08)" controller, where one computer
>>>> acts as a mirror sending back packets received from the ethernet (only
>>>> those two computers on the network), and the other sends packets and
>>>> measures roundtrip time. Most packets comes back in approximately 100
>>>> us, but occasionally the reception times out (once in about 100000
>>>> packets or more), but the packets gets immediately received when
>>>> reception is retried, which might indicate a race between rt_dev_recvmsg
>>>> and interrupt, but I might miss something obvious.
>>> Changing one of the ethernet cards to a "Intel Corporation 82541PI 
>>> Gigabit Ethernet Controller (rev 05)", while keeping everything else 
>>> constant, changes behavior somewhat; after receiving a few 100000 
>>> packets, reception stops entirely (-EAGAIN is returned), while 
>>> transmission proceeds as it should (and mirror returns packets).
>>> Any suggestions on what to try?
>> Since the problem disappears with 'maxcpus=1', I suspect I have a SMP 
>> issue (machine is a Core2 Quad), so I'll move to xenomai-core.
>> (original message can be found at 
>> http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/message.php?msg_name=4CC82C8D.3080808%40control.lth.se
>> )
>> Xenomai-core gurus: which is the corrrect way to debug SMP issues?
>> Can I run I-pipe-tracer and expect to be able save at least 150 us of 
>> traces for all cpus? Any hints/suggestions/insigths are welcome...
> The i-pipe tracer unfortunately only saves traces for a the CPU that
> triggered the freeze. To have a full pictures, you may want to try my
> ftrace port I posted recently for 2.6.35. ?


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