[DRBD-user] DRBD serious locking due to TOE - RESULT

Ben Clewett ben at roadrunner.uk.com
Mon Dec 17 14:16:10 CET 2007

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.

Thanks Mark.

My NIC is a removable PCI card, which unfortunately does not have any 
jumpers or other user-configurable components.  I believe this option is 
only available to the DELL version of the card or server?



Mark Watts wrote:
> On Friday 14 December 2007 21:30:03 Art Age Software wrote:
>> This thread has me a bit concerned, as I'm using Dell PowerEdge
>> servers which use on-board versions of these NICs:
>> Broadcom NetXtreme II Gigabit Ethernet Driver bnx2 v1.5.11-rh (June 4,
>> 2007) eth0: Broadcom NetXtreme II BCM5708 1000Base-T (B2) PCI-X 64-bit
>> 133MHz found at mem da000000, IRQ 169, node addr 0019b9b993a7
>> Would they be subject to this issue as well?
> Why take the risk - pop the lid and pull out the little blue TOE keys on the 
> left hand side of the server.
> Mark.
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