Most recent kernel where this bug did not occur: 2.6.18
Hardware Environment: Abit AV8 with Integrated Gigabit LAN VIA Velocity, Athlon
4800+, 3Gb DDR400
Software Environment: Slackware Linux 10.2, Apache web server
Integrated Gigabit LAN VIA Velocity on Abit AV8 hangs after ~6 hours of working.
VIA Velocity network driver compiled into kernel. Ifconfig and mii-tool ok, logs
are clear. Restart computer solved this problem, but after any hours network
hangs again. In 18.104.22.168 kernel all ok.
Steps to reproduce:
All indications are this another manifistation of the infamous sky2 hang
see other bug.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 6839 ***