System stalls (for 15-30 minutes) during savelog

Thomas Lange lange at
Tue May 12 16:09:46 CEST 2009

>>>>> On Tue, 12 May 2009 15:57:14 +0200, Carsten Aulbert <carsten.aulbert at> said:

    > and it seems that there is a autosensing problem between the switch and
    > the NIC. it should bee tx:off rx:off. When I put a direct link between
    > the FAI server and this node the install went fine.

    > Now I've to find a suitable location where to tell the NICs how to react.
    > Should this go into the initrd and/or the fai config area?
Since you do not have problems in the early beginning, you should put
the workaround/fix into the config space. This is easier to manange
than putting it into the initrd.

regards Thomas

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