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

we are using PV networking (and disk for what matters).

 Here i am, A young man,
 A crashing computer program,
 Here is a pen, write out my name...

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On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 03:44, Andrew Cooper <andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 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.
> ~Andrew
> 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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