Am 28.10.2010 11:34, Anders Blomdell wrote:
> 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
>>> )
>>> 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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