Re: home "network"
Shawn Lamson wrote:
> Hi -
> I have two Debian machines linked on ethernet "straight thru" cable.
> The host machine is up 24/7 and has a aDSL connection on eth0 w/
> and eth1 is 10.x.x.x and the client machine is turned on once every
> couple days for people to access the internet when they want, it is
> also on 10.x.x.x ... now the problem.
> Frequently when the client fires up it is not able to connect to the
> Issuing ifconfig eth1 down and then ifconfig eth1 up on the host seems
> resolve the problem. However I am not usually around when people want
> to get online and i dont want them fiddling with the host - that is the
> whole idea of having the client.
> Anyone know what causes this and a remedy?
> Shawn Lamson
> Debian/GNU Linux Woody
> Kernel 2.2.19pre17
> XFree86 Version 188.8.131.52 / X Window System
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