[ILUG] FTP and other services ceasing to function...
anders at wrdp.com
Thu Nov 22 10:31:46 GMT 2001
After the connectivity goes down, what does netstat show you?
Is there a lot of FIN_WAIT's?? Could then be some problem with the TCP/IP
Did you recompile the kernel?
At 09:58 22/11/01, Richard Eibrand wrote:
>Distro: Redhat 7.2
>Firewall: Non existent (Disabled)
>Networlk Card: 3CCCom575CT-D (PCMCIA NIC)
>Lan: 10mb Novell network.
>This is the first time this problem occured.
>The box is connected in a 10Mb 10 port Genius lan hub with a crossover
>cable making the connection
>between the patch in the wall to the hub. Hub connection set to normal as
>opposed to crossover.
>The two other boxes connected to hub, who do not loose network connection
>when said machine goes down.
> >Just because ifconfig shows ethX up doesn't actually mean that is is up.
> Run mii-tool as root when the problem occurs, this will tell you if the
> link is ok. If not then your switch/hub is >
>I ran mii-tool before and after it stopped shipping traffic, same result
>for both scenarios
>-> eth0: autonegotiation failed, link ok
> >Then the usual, can you ping the box, ssh/telnet to it etc? If ssh is ok
> then why not use pscp or a graphical sftp client?
>Once, the traffic has stopped shipping, none of the above work.
> >Have you disabled any firewalling that you have in place. (iptables -L
> or ipchains -L will list the chains/tables). Then ip[chains|tables] -F
> to flush the tables/chains.
> >Probably using "high security" which is the firewall features in latest
>All firewall rules disabled
>It seems to crap out after about a 20Mb transfer, could it be a transfer
>limit somewhere, but if so,
>how does that explain the link going down for other programs that use the
>Cheers for your help lads,
> >22/11/2001 08:12:58, "Wynne, Conor" <Conor.Wynne at compaq.com> wrote:
> >Step One: Try pinging from the server.
> >does it work? Go to step two.
> >Step Two : Ping from the desktop. Doesn't work?
> >/etc/rc.d/init.d/bastille stop
>This file does not exist.
> >Just a thought coz you need to send mo info.
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