Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 407941
network fails while copying files
Last modified: 2009-01-09 00:23:55 EST
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Description of problem:
MSI K8MMV motherboard. AMD 3100+ Semperon processor. Built-in NIC, and add-in NIC both act the same. Running Windows 2K under VNware (current release). Copying shared directories to a back-up computer. This always worked under Fedora 6. Recently upgraded to Fedora 8, now fails regularly with lost connection (server not found). Multiple directories/sub-directories, thousands of files.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Link to shared directory on W2K VM.
2. Copy directory to remote workstation for backup.
Part of directory structure copies, then terminates with connection failure.
Should have copied all of the directory structure.
Operational priorities dictate that I return to Fedora 6 for production continuity. I will attempt to test with additional computer(s) as soon as possible.
Re-boot of computer restarts the network, but fails the same way.
(Pardon my lack of typing skills, it's VMware, not VNware.)
What's the output of
/sbin/service NetworkManager status
at a point when you're having problems?
Results: NetworkManager is stopped
Additional info since submitting bug:
1. Failing motherboard is a MSI K8MMV. Current NIC is Realtek RTL8139 (and
compats.) other NIC is VIA VT6102 (Rhine-ii).
2. Message on computer that is copying files (Win 2K): Cannot copy FedCalc: The
specified network name is no longer available.
3. Tested the same function, using a Gigabyte M61PM-S2 mb, Athlon X64 X2 4400+,
Nvidia Nic MCP61. Everything works fine (running same setup, Fedora 8 with
VMware, Win2K server.)
4. Returned the failing server to Fedora 6, everything works fine. (As it had
been doing for some time.) Thank heaven for lots of disk drives.
5. I'm going to test the failing server with Fedora 7, just to see....
Ok, if NetworkManager is stopped, seems like a kernel/driver bug then. Moving
I installed Fedora 7, and everything works fine....
There was a new release of the kernel today, so I updated and tried again.
/sbin/service: Input/Output error
Message from syslogd@c06 at Dec 5 11:01:07 ...
Kerrnel: journal commit i/o error.
The disk is SATA.
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