Comment 10 for bug 112132

mfleming (mikef-warble) wrote :

Just FYI-- I have this same problem on my box when running 2.6.21. I added "irqpoll" and was indeed able to run with it, but made i/o performance crawl: I was seeking a couple hundred kilobits/sec on my GigE link. "irqpoll" is good for getting the machine booted, but isn't a permanent solution.