Take the 2-minute tour ×
Server Fault is a question and answer site for system and network administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

It is my experience that when an interface is being overutilised that the queues start to overflow and the device will start dropping packets.

I am currently experiencing difficulties with a cisco 1841 whereby 1 or 2 out of the 3 cards I have in it are disconnecting and it 'appears' to be related to over utilisation.

I would have thought thought that if this was the case that the card would re-dial and reconnect but this is not occurring.

Can anyone shed any light on if overutilisation can cause these cards to disconnect?

share|improve this question

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.