[ILUG] Missing network
ags at tinet.ie
Sun Jan 9 03:15:10 GMT 2000
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kathryn Cassidy (User Account)" <hellbunnie at irelands-web.ie>
To: <ilug at linux.ie>
Sent: Saturday, January 08, 2000 10:49 PM
Subject: [ILUG] Missing network
> Hello all,
> I've a problem with a machine which seems to fail to
> connect to the network properly about 4 out of 5 times
> that it's turned on.
> There's no errors on bootup; the network card is being
> detected, the correct module loaded and all the network
> daemons are loading corectly, but once I log in (as any
> user) I find I can't ping any other machines on the
> lan. Pinging localhost works fine.
> I've tried restarting the network daemon to no avail,
> and the only thing that seems to fix it is restarting
> the machine (repeatedly) until it decides to work. I
> know the network card is good as it dual boots windows
> which has no problems (apart from the obvious).
> Anyone have any idea what might be going on or what
> files I should be scritinising for clues? I've looked
> through everything in /var/log and I'm none the wiser
> for it.
Sounds obvious, but have you tried swapping the network cable with another?
Are there any network probs from windows?
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