Re: Ethernet network keeps going down randomly

Subject: Re: Ethernet network keeps going down randomly
From: Kirk Mitchell (
Date: Thu Feb 22 2001 - 07:15:11 MST

On Thu, 22 Feb 2001, William K. Gibson wrote:

> I have a Beige g3 running YDL that I use remotely via another Mac in the
> office. I use terminals with SSH and appletalk. This works great, except
> that the connection of the linux box to the ethernet network goes down at
> least once a day at random intervals.
> This causes me to have to go directly to the linux box, sign in, and restart
> the network via /etc/rc.d/init.d/network restart. Also I must restart
> appletalk via /etc/rc.d/init.d/atalk restart. After this everything is fine,
> until some time later when it happens all over again.
> I cannot seem to discern what the issue is. Has anyone experienced a similar
> problem?

Yes. Using a 266MHz Beige MT, I had problems keeping the network going.

I ended up swapping cables and a hub out, and it's been solid since.


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