[arch-general] e1000e kernel massive packet loss

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Fri Jul 10 18:15:52 EDT 2009

On Fri, Jul 10, 2009 at 5:09 PM, Thomas Bächler<thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Caleb Cushing schrieb:
>> in addition to my resolv.conf issues. I notice a severe packet loss
>> 20-30% between me an my local router. downgrading to the
>> kernel seems to fix it. anyone aware of driver problems with the
>> e1000e driver in that kernel?
> The only upstream change between 2.6.30 and I could see are:
> Andy Gospodarek (1):
>      e1000e: stop unnecessary polling when using msi-x
> You can try booting with the nomsi kernel option. If that helps (and if it
> doesn't), can you please open an upstream bug report?

Are you sure this is related to this machine? With this issue and the
resolv.conf issue (it being empty) you reported, my gut says something
is whacked with your router.

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