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Re: eth0 is unstable?



Offhand, the first thing that comes to mind, for me, is your power 
management settings.

Check them, make sure that they're all turned off.

On Thu, 3 Oct 2002 hongwei morpheus wustl edu wrote:

> No, there isn't.  
> 
> Actually, my one thought is to get another card to plug in to test.
> However, I could not find a good one now.  So, I can't tell if a second
> one will do bad or good.
> 
> Hongwei
> 
> On 03 Oct 2002 10:52:48 -0400 Chris Abernethy wrote:
> 
> > Do you also happen to have another ethernet card in the system? I've
> > seen a similar issue (with a RH6.2) and was able to solve the problem by
> > removing the secondary NIC.
> > 
> > This may not be a long-term solution, but might help a bit.
> > 
> > --Chris
> > 
> > On Thu, 2002-10-03 at 09:09, hongwei morpheus wustl edu wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > > 
> > > I installed a RH7.3 system about 10 days ago.  It seems that the network
> > > card eth0 is very unstable.  From time to time, eth0 does not
> > function, I 
> > > have to take it down, then bring it up manually.  Many other cases, the
> > > whole system is frozen -- although I am not sure if that is due to the
> > > eth0 card, but I doubt it because when the system is runing only eth0
> > > card is showing problem.  This eth0 card is an integraded card,
> > Intel 100.  
> > > 
> > > My question is:
> > > 
> > > How to test or check if it is a hardware problem (conflict, failure ...)
> > > or it is the rh7.3 driver's problem?  I did not specifically install the
> > > driver for it.  It was recognized during installatioon of rh7.3.  If I
> > > need to install/update the driver for it, where can I get the new driver
> > > for it?  How to do it?
> > > 
> > > I ask about rh7.3 driver because the same computer (a new P4 1.8GHz,
> > > 512Mb RAM) was runing windows xp well for more than 6 weeks before I
> > > installed rh7.3 on a new hard disk (I took out the hard disk that has
> > > windows xp).  When it was runing windows xp continously for more than 6
> > > weeks (more than 6 big applications -- word, abode photshop, flash,
> > > jdeveloper, IE6, excel etc. -- are running all the time 24x7 for testing
> > > purpose), there was no single hangup or crash at all.  The system log
> > > does not show any conflict, failure or warning about any hardware in the
> > > system.   I feel that it is a good system, so I replaced a hard disk to
> > > install RH7.3 on it.  However, in less than 2 weeks of this rh7.3
> > > lifetime, the system crashed 5 times, and eth0 stopped working 6 times.
> > > I want to figure out why. 
> > > 
> > > I appreciate all help!
> > > 
> > > Hongwei
> > > 
> > > 
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