Originally Posted by smallpond
What error is logged when it happens? To check do:
sudo grep eth /var/log/messages
None. That doesn't work for whatever reason. I get
grep: /var/log/messages: No such file or directory
Also, the network manager never shows a problem, neither does the gateway modem. It just shows that the wired connection is turned on. The only indication that anything is wrong is all of my browsers refusing to loading pages or telling me that broadband is not connecting to the modem or showing me the ATT/Motorola page; also other internet dependent programs like the desktop weather app cannot update. And as I said before, when I disconnect then reconnect the connection -- either in network manager or just unplugging the power cord on the modem for 15 seconds and rebooting, everything works fine.
Could this possbly be the network manager? The tech said he could find nothing wrong in my setup or the signal coming into my home, which he said was strong and stable. Is there another network manager out there that I could try with Uverse?