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Old 06-02-2004, 05:06 PM   #1
soren625
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eth0 will not restart--very perplexing


OK, I have posted about a billion times to get info about this ongoing problem. Thanks to all of you who have helped. I have (sort of) narrowed it down.

First, a little background...

I have RedHat 9 on one computer hooked up to a LAN with a Win2K Pro machine. Periodically the RedHat machine will drop its network connection and I would have to reboot to get it to work again. It would work for a short period and then fail again. Now one time I opened a terminal and typed "service network restart" and it shut all the related processes down and said "ok, ok, ok ...." and then started to bring them back up. Everything came up fine except eth0.

So, my two questions are this:

Can you help me solve this problem from what I have told you?

and, if not,

what logs, etc. can I view to give more detailed info about what's really wrong?

Thanks
 
Old 06-02-2004, 08:49 PM   #2
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Restart your network (service network restart) and then take a look at the /var/log/messages log file,
it will have more information (good and bad) about eth0.

You can also post the eth0 configuration file - /etc/sysconfig/network/ifcfg-eth0
 
Old 06-03-2004, 03:51 AM   #3
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Regarding RedHat 9 dropping the network connection ... check these

1. is power saving enabled to get into standby mode
2. are apmd and acpid running together.

I had faced this problem. I stopped acpid ; disabled powersavings (at BIOS) and RedHat9 started behaving like "linux" again - never dropped a connection ever.
 
  


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