[mythtv-users] Crash on network transfer?

Hugo van der Kooij hvdkooij at vanderkooij.org
Wed Dec 29 15:25:47 UTC 2004

On Wed, 29 Dec 2004, Chris Lynch wrote:

> Hopefully someone can give me some ideas, as this is driving me crazy.  I'm
> running FC3 and installed per Jarod's instructions and I've got this nagging
> problem.  Whenever I transfer files on my local network to/from the box, it
> crashes dead in its tracks.  I can SSH/browse/wget on the box without issue
> - it seems to only happen when I transfer a file that takes a lot of
> bandwidth (things that do less than a few megs per second don't seem to
> cause the issue to happen).  At first, I thought, it must be the network
> card so tonight I put in a DLink Gigabit card (DGE-530T) and got the same
> results.  So any time I try to use another frontend/machine to watch movies
> on that box I get a hard crash...

Check your network counters with `netstat -ni`. Errors should be almost 0.
If you have anything near 1% or more errors you propably have a
half-duplex versus full-duplex problem.


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