System halt when out of network buffers
eric at cls.usask.ca
Wed Jan 19 18:35:25 UTC 2000
Jake Janovetz wrote:
> I had a similar problem when my board was _generating_ lots of
> packets for a certain protocol. My solution was to increase the
> mbufs. It was really the only solution because I could not lose
> those packets.
> However, I agree that it is better to lose packets than rtems_panic.
You can put a limit on the size of the send and receive queues too. A
low enough limit will ensure that you can't run out of mbufs.
Eric Norum eric at cls.usask.ca
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