[Soekris] net4501 reset under high packet load

Arnt Gulbrandsen arnt at gulbrandsen.priv.no
Thu Jul 24 07:36:23 UTC 2003

> Quoting PC Drew (pc at superiorcomm.net):
>> When I send packets (of any size) at the higher rates (i.e. 10000 and 
>> 15000 packets/sec), I get between 50% - 70% packet loss, which is 
>> what I'd expect. However, after a few minutes at this rate, the 4501 
>> just unexpectedly reboots. Is this expected under high load? Where 
>> might I look to get more information about what is going on?

The net4501 is not expected to die. I'd look at RAM exhaustion. Is the 
OS running out of RAM and failing?


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