[DRBD-user] I/O Stalling on /dev/drbd0

Mark Watts m.watts at eris.qinetiq.com
Wed Sep 19 16:58:56 CEST 2007

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

On Tuesday 18 September 2007 16:14:29 Mark Watts wrote:
> On Tuesday 18 September 2007 15:56:02 H.D. wrote:
> > On 18.09.2007 16:50, Mark Watts wrote:
> > > Is there anything I can do to improve things? The raw horsepower these
> > > boxes have shouldn't be giving me anything like the I/O stalls I'm
> > > seeing.
> >
> > I think someone posted that this is a problem with the TCP-Offload
> > feature of the Broadcom NICs some weeks ago. Try to disable it, if you
> > have such a thing.
> Ah yes, I'd forgotton about that post.
> I've removed the TOE hardware dongles with extreme prejudice, so we'll see
> what happens...
> Cheers,
> Mark.

Ok, this doesn't seem to have stopped the stalls - any more ideas (I'm working 
on building 8.0.6 as I type)


Mark Watts BSc RHCE MBCS
Senior Systems Engineer
QinetiQ Trusted Information Management
Trusted Solutions and Services Group
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