Re: Network connection lost - Debian Lenny kernel 2.6.26-2-amd64
On Tue, 06 Mar 2012 23:33:00 +0100, benoit lair wrote:
> I didn't specify it, but i've tried:
> ping onto an external host
> ping onto the gateway of this server
And what was the output/results?
> The messages into mail.info says there's a problem with MX resolution
> because of the network loss.
So you can't resolve domain names.
> Also, when i tried to ping an IP, i got no response, so it doesn't seem
> there's a problem around dns system.
Which pings fails, remote or local (or both)?
Sample of remote ping can be "ping -c 3 188.8.131.52"
Sample of local ping can be "ping -c 3 192.168.0.1"
> 2012/3/6 Camaleón <email@example.com>
>> Also, depending on the above results, as you were sitting in fornt of
>> the server, reloading the network kernel module could have been
>> something worth to try.
> You mean to unload the network module via modprobe ?
> It's quite surprising, seen nothing on the logs.
Nothing? Is the module loaded? "lsmod | grep bnx2"
> A precision, i use bnx2 firmware (non-free, the firmware is
> bnx2-06-4.0.5.fw exactly ) in order to use my network card The
> installation was made (several months ago) loading the firmware onto a
> usb key with this file, so not using the bnx2 deb package with dpkg.
> May be there are some problems known with this driver ?
Hard to tell right now. I would run more tests, there are still many
missing things to reach a conclusion (i.e., results of the local and
remote ping, what happens when you reload the module...).