[PVE-User] veths/gateway failing after random time.

dan dandenson at gmail.com
Tue Apr 17 16:46:31 CEST 2012

On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 7:55 AM, dan <dandenson at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Verify MAC
> I have checked and each container has a different MAC address that
> doesn't match anything else on the network.
> On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 12:36 AM, Timh B <timh at shiwebs.net> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> We've seen this as well, but only on IPv6 as we get a fair amount of
>> traffic over IPv4 - an "inside ping" from the vmnode actually makes it
>> work again, we have no idea what is causing this and for us where we are
>> really anxious we do a cron-scheduled ping to the "world" every 5 minutes.
>> It might have something to do with power-saving stuff as we haven't seen
>> this on older ARCH cpu's, only new ones and our current working theory is
>> that apm/powermanager "kills" fds/procs that has been idle for longer than
>> X.
>> If it's not the case, then we might have a bug on our hands.
>> //T
> I can't ping out of the container to the internet as you suggest.  I
> can ping the local network just fine, and the local network can also
> ping the container.
> my NIC in the host is a RTL-8169 gigabit nic.

I have two identical machines that this is happening on.  I migrated
to a 3rd machine that is a different platform and it appears to be
fine.  No drops in 30 minutes.  I'll change out the network card and
see if that is the issue.  Realtek cards have given me grief in other
ways in the past...

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