Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
* Mark Watts <m.watts at eris.qinetiq.com> [2008-08-15 11:47]: > On Friday 15 August 2008 10:19:22 Wolfram Schlich wrote: > > * Mark Watts <m.watts at eris.qinetiq.com> [2008-08-15 10:56]: > > > [...] > > > Similar IO problems have been reported before (search the archives for > > > TOE) and its been found that even if TCP Offload isn't enabled by the nic > > > driver, the hardware key seems to enable it. > > > > > > If you pop the lid on the server, you should find (if you server has TOE) > > > a little RJ11 dongle you can remove to fully disable TOE. > > > > > > I've done this on some 1950's and it solved my IO problems. > > > > Hmm: http://tinyurl.com/5nehl6 (a long dell.com URL) > > --8<-- > > To disable the TCP Offloading Engine (TOE) capability of Broadcom network > > adapters, TOE must be turned off in Broadcom advanced controller suite > > (BACS) or at the command line. Removing the TOE key causes connectivity > > failures because it is not the valid method of disabling TOE. > > --8<-- > > Maybe it's only a problem under Windows ;) > > Well, I (and probably others) have removed those keys with nothing but > positive effects. Good to know! > > Also, the PE860 has a BCM5721 NIC, which does not seem to support TOE. > > Ah well. Worth a shot. Yeah, thanks! :) -- Regards, Wolfram Schlich <wschlich at gentoo.org> Gentoo Linux * http://dev.gentoo.org/~wschlich/