Re: 2.0.33 Problem - Network dies at random times

Olaf Titz (
Thu, 14 May 1998 10:51:19 +0200

> After a random amount of time, the kernel will simply stop talking to the
> network.
> 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 would hack this ugly workaround:
fping nameserver || { ifconfig eth0 down; /etc/init.d/network start }
every few minutes from the crontab.

Which shouldn't dismiss the hunt for the real problem...


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