Les Mikesell wrote: > Chan Chung Hang Christopher wrote: >> Christopher Chan wrote: >>> On Thursday, July 08, 2010 05:09 PM, Kahlil Hodgson wrote: >>>> On 07/08/2010 05:08 PM, Christopher Chan wrote: >>>>>> Hmmm ... which bond mode are you using? >>>>> Why mode 4 of course. >>>> Ouch. Never used that mode. >>> Huh? Like why? It's the recommended mode unless the switch does not >>> suppoprt it or the boards don't. >>> >> Oh sorry, got a bit grouchy there. I don't like overtime and was getting >> tired too. Did not read your mail properly. >> > > I think some bridge or vlan scenarios require promiscuous mode (and the > corresponding disabling of hardware acceleration). Maybe the real issue is that > something accidentally disabled it and you now only work when tcpdump > re-enables it. I'm not sure how this is supposed to be managed atomically when > multiple programs may manipulate it and it needs to be propagated across > multiple bonded nics, but maybe something went wrong there. At least some > things log the change so maybe you can get a hint about when it was turned on > and off. > /me wonders if the loading of the bridge and another related module has anything to do with this. I'll prepare a list of targets for rmmod.