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I have a RHEL 4 update 3 OS, my NIC suddenly stops working and there is no lights flushing (green and orange) if i leave the server for a while (like one hour). But when i do service network restart, life goes back to NIC and all the lights flushing normally and ping works great, but also after a while the NIC dies again.... it needs service network restart every while.
I checked system logs --> kernel: tg3: eth0: link is down.
I also checked the /etc/modprobe.conf, alias eth0 tg3
is the irq number ( set to unknown ) in system-config-network anything to do with this??? or it is a hardware problem or there is any services that blocks the network service after a while, or the OS is frozen and stops the service....
Distribution: Distribution: RHEL 5 with Pieces of this and that.
Kernel 188.8.131.52, KDE 3.5.8 and KDE 4.0 beta, Plu
I would check to see if NetworkManager service is running. If so disable it and see if that helps.
To check /sbin/service --status-all | grep NetworkManager
/sbin/service Networkmanager stop
/sbin/chkconfig --level 345 NetworkManager off