Bug 9769 - pump stealing cycles
pump stealing cycles
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: pump (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Erik Troan
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Reported: 2000-02-24 17:30 EST by Richard Highness
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-25 08:37:01 EST
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Description Richard Highness 2000-02-24 17:30:37 EST
I am running RH 6.1 on a Toshiba Tecra 520CDT (notebook) using a 3c574
10/100 pcmcia card.  After installation, I configured the networking (via
netconfig) to use a DHCP server on our NT network.

After pump gets an IP address, the system becomes rather sluggish.
running top I can see that pump is using between 72.9 and 93.0% of the cpu
cycles. Trying to reboot causes the machine to hang when trying to
shutdown the eth0 interface.

Upgrading to the Rawhide version (0.7.6-1) seems to help, but using the
version that ships on CD doesn't work.

Doing a /sbin/pump -i eth0 --status also shows that the renewal/expiration
date to be 01/01/70.  Is this intentional?
Comment 1 Erik Troan 2000-02-25 08:37:59 EST
Please try the pump available from ftp://people.redhat.com/ewt/pump-0.7.8 It
fixes numerous bugs.

Please reopen this bug if you continue to have problems.

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