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Question: Network device stops after a while

Forum: The Linux Kernel Hackers' Guide
Keywords: network device, ioctl
Date: Tue, 21 Apr 1998 13:00:25 GMT
From: Andrew Ordin <>

I have a strange problem with a network device driver i have written. The device runs under IP for a while and then kernel stops passing ioctl()s down to the driver. The ioctl() is used by a process to communicate with the device.

Anybody knows where the dog is buried?