[Beowulf] tcp error: Need ideas!

Gerry Creager gerry.creager at tamu.edu
Sat Jan 24 07:36:09 PST 2009

Couple of follow-up notes.

MTU=4500:  Had one node fall over with the same overflow errors.
MTU=3000:  A WRF model is running, but single timesteps are executing 
2.5x slower than MTU=1500

I'll go snag the new driver and compile it.  After all: What can it hurt!

Thanks, Guy!

Regards, Gerry

Guy Coates wrote:
> Hi,
> We have also seen problems with the bnx2 drivers.
> I got a more recent set of bnx2 drivers from Broadcom:
> bnx2-1.8.2b  (1Gig E cards)
> bnx2x-1.46.12 (10 Gig E cards)
> you can grab a copy from
> ftp://ftp.sanger.ac.uk/pub/gmpc/bnx2x_1.46.12.orig.tar.gz
> You should be able to build that drivers against kernel >= 2.6.9 so long as you
> have the appropriate kernel headers.
> Cheers,
> Guy

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