Weird network problem

Emiel Kollof coolvibe at
Thu Dec 1 04:50:34 PST 2005

(whoops, didn't send it to the list) 

Op donderdag 1 december 2005 08:45, schreef u:
> :Hi guys,
> :
> :I have this really odd networking problem since I cvsupped my HEAD
> :system today. The thing serves NFS and samba. Sometimes NFS and samba
> :(or any other service, like ssh) will just freeze up (not the server
> :programs, but the connections). The problem stops when I press a key. I
> :wedged a toothpick into the keyboard so a key is always pressed and the
> :problem went away.
> :
> :Is there something going on wrt the keyboard interrupts and the new
> :MPSAFE networking stuff? Has anyone experienced the same thing?
> :
> :I can upload a kernel to leaf is that's needed.
>     That would be helpful, I think.
>     Was this with the various kern.*_mpsafe sysctl's turned on or off?

Everything that was off by default isoff and was off. I have no modules loded 
other than linux.ko and acpi.ko

I uploaded this kernel to ~coolvibe/kernels/20051201/ 

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