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Re: [Xen-devel] xen-netfront: txqueues in a frozen state, no packets in the softqueue

XenServer had an issue which looked a little like this.

The fix was
http://xenbits.xensource.com/hg/xen-unstable.hg/rev/02b92d035f64 , but
if you are using PV guests then this is certainly not the same issue.


On 17/02/12 11:41, Stefano Stabellini wrote:
> Forwarding this email to xen-devel with a proper subject.
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Stefano,
>    after a few days running traffic, we are seeing that one of the
> linux netdevice txqueues has gone into a frozen state and any packet
> that you give from there onwards is always queued to a softqueue and
> is never put into the xen-netfront txqueue...
> it also looks like xen-netfront is not registering a timeout callback
> and this may lead to a crash if the callback ever gets invoked.
> do you happen to know if this has been seen before and if there was a
> fix for it?
> we are currently running with linux-3.0.9.
> Thank you!
> -Alessandro-
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