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Re: Linux box loses internet connection...

On Sat, Dec 21, 2002 at 01:00:48PM -0500, Derrick 'dman' Hudson wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 21, 2002 at 02:01:26AM -0800, alan brown wrote:
> | I have 2 boxes with Debian installed.  I thought I'd done things pretty
> | similarly but they must have diverged at some point, because one of the
> | boxes is prone to losing touch with the network.  If the power adapter
> | slips out of my switch (if I knock it for instance) and is then
> | replaced, then one of my debian machines immediately knows its place in
> | the world but the other one needs rebooting in order to be able to ping
> | the other boxes or find anything on the internet.
> I doubt it really needs rebooting.  More likely running
>     ifdown eth0 && ifup eth0
> would restore it.

Some stupid NICs need the module removed and re-inserted (which means
a reboot if you compiled it in, not as a module)

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