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Subject: [linux-help] Re: network unreachable
From: Bruce Bales <bbales@xxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 2 May 2006 08:27:06 -0500
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Of course don't know what could change it, but how about 
/etc/resolv.conf?  I have


On Tuesday 02 May 2006 01:41, Tom Hull wrote:
> Jonathan Hall wrote:
> > 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?
> Both lights come on. Speed is 100mbs. Don't see any blinking when I run
> something like:
>    ping -i 0 -f -I eth0 -r
> which floods out thousands of ping packets. Seems like the hardware
> level is functioning, but something is blocking data transmission.
> Similar command from other end doesn't blink light either, so receipt
> also seems to fail.
> Could be hardware, I suppose, but doesn't seem all that likely on a
> new machine that had been working smoothly. What else could it be?
> One difference between this machine and others is that netstat -r
> shows MSS = 0 here vs. 40 on others. Haven't figured out how to
> set/change that, even though route(8) suggests it should work.
> >>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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