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Subject: [linux-help] Re: network unreachable
From: "Jonathan Hall" <flimzy@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 1 May 2006 23:55:45 -0500 (CDT)
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Sounds like hardware to me.

Does the link light come on (either on the NIC, or on the switch) when the
cable is plugged in?

> I have a problem on a recently built Ubuntu Linux system. Sometime in
> the last day or two the machine lost its network connection. Ethernet
> controller is on the motherboard. It is configured with a static
> address, and can ping that address but nothing else on the local
> network. Changing cable and/or port on the otherwise working switch
> has no effect. We had some trouble yesterday when my gateway machine
> couldn't get a DHCP address from Cox for a period of several hours.
> Not sure whether the Ubuntu machine problem occurred at that time,
> since I didn't notice it until much later. I've rebooted since then.
> Don't see anything obviously wrong, e.g. in netstat -r or iptables -L.
> Aside from hardware, is there anything you can think of that might
> cause a Linux machine to effectively disconnect itself from a local
> network?
> Thanks.
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