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Re: Network issue




	Hi.

On Thu, Aug 30, 2018 at 06:38:50AM -0400, Michael Stone wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 30, 2018 at 07:32:24AM +0300, Reco wrote:
> > On Wed, Aug 29, 2018 at 06:43:00PM -0400, Michael Stone wrote:
> > > On Wed, Aug 29, 2018 at 09:58:47PM +0300, Reco wrote:
> > > > 3) e1000e may be bad, but vmxnet3 will make oom-killer an everyday
> > > > reality. SR-IOV is a way to go.
> > > 
> > > everyday? really? when did you last try this?
> > 
> > Saw the problem with my own eyes yesterday.
> > 
> > Relatively low amount of free RAM (like 64M out of 16G) and a oom killer
> > stack trace containing tcp_sendmsg + some vmxnet3 NICs.
> > 
> > Those RHEL kernels are outright broken then it comes to memory
> > management.
> 
> Well, this is a debian list...

So? The kernel is a kernel, even if it's a RedHat fork.

Besides, I did not bring VMWare into this thread. In fact, VMWare has
nothing to do with OPs problem.

Reco