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Re: VIA epia box does not "see" onboard ethernet after reboot

On Thu, Dec 07, 2006 at 10:13:34AM -0200, Joao Carlos de Lima Roscoe wrote:
> Jens Peter Secher wrote:
> >Well, yes...
> >
> >I have an M6000 (firewall/server with a home-grown iptable) and had to
> >replace the PCI ethernet card several times before the card was detected
> >every time.  I do not remember which cards were problematic, sorry.
> > 
> >
> Hmm, interesting. I my case, the interface that keeps down is the 
> onboard one.
> It happened yesterday, and I noticed that the link led in the RJ45 
> receptacle
> didn't even lit! Could not try it yet, but I bet it will get back to normal
> when I remove the PCI NIC, power cycle the box, and put the PCI NIC back in.
> But the your hint sounds good. I'll try different NICs.

I think that link-LED is not under the control of software so if it
won't link (or only intermittantly) then there's a problem with the
card's hardware.



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