NIC goes up, NIC goes down.
On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 12:47 PM, Chris Fanning
<christopher.fanning at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm trying to setup diskless servers with nfs root.
> It boots ok sometimes.
> But I very often get eth0 Link down, and then Link up. Then nfs server
> not responding, still trying.
> I've changed the network cards. I've tried it on three different
> boxes. I've tried unionfs and aufs. And I can't get it fixed.
> I've tried different switches and different cables.
If not already try connecting directly to the nfs server.
If you hare connected with a managed switch, see what the switch says
and perhaps try locking down the port speed at say 100m full duplex.
May or may not help, but worth a try.
> So I'm thinking this might be a live-initramfs issue?
> I'm running etch and installed live-initramfs from backports.
> The only change I have made is to /etc/initramfs-tools/hooks/udev
> cp /lib/udev/net.agent $DESTDIR/lib/udev/
> cp /lib/udev/udev_run_hotplugd $DESTDIR/lib/udev/
> cp /lib/udev/write_net_rules $DESTDIR/lib/udev/
> cp /lib/udev/udev_run_devd $DESTDIR/lib/udev/
> This makes the boot process respect my eth0, eth1 config.
> So, I really don't know where to turn.
> Any ideas?
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