2.0.33 Problem - Network dies at random times

James Thomason (james@exodus.net)
Wed, 13 May 1998 17:01:42 -0700

Hello everyone.

I have a dual-processor pII/266 that I have been having an odd problem with
This server functions as an FTP site, pushing around 30 megabits per second
on average.
After a random amount of time, the kernel will simply stop talking to the

Doing an ifconfig up/down fixes the problem. Since I live an hour away
from the site, it makes it pretty annoying when this happens at 3:00AM.

I have seen this problem with both the 3COM 3c905 and DEC Tulip chip

Any suggestions?

James Thomason

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