[kwlug-disc] intermittent NIC?

Richard Weait richard at weait.com
Fri Nov 20 00:14:51 EST 2009


On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 1:17 PM, unsolicited <unsolicited at swiz.ca> wrote:
> Can you try temporarily connecting it to another hub, preferably the latest
> switch you can find? If it gets stable, you're running into an
> auto-negotiation problem. I suppose even a crossover cable to another NIC
> (of reasonably recent make, say, 5 years) would do, for testing purposes.

This appears to have been the problem.  Out with the closest switch
and communication is perfect.  Nevermind that four other boxes were
happy to use this switch previously.  Stupid switch.

Thank you, everyone.



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