Sounds like flaky/cheap network card to me... [But I'm no expert] Perhaps, however, just doing a cron job every day to do the ifconfig down/up would be a simple work-around.
On Sun, January 21, 2007 9:12 pm, David Schulz wrote: > Hello all, > > every once in a while i have a machine (6.1) that out of the blue, > sometimes after days, some after 6 months, looses Ethernet > Connectivity. My Machines just run some Service, and have no > Keyboard / Mouse or Monitor. When the Machine goes down, eg, i am > unable to ping it from another Machine on the Network, even > restarting the machine using "reboot" will not fix the Problem. The > only way to fix it is to login as root, and issue a "ifconfig vr0 > down && ifconfig vr0 up". Then a dmesg Message appears : "vr0: Using > force reset command.", and after that i can successfully ping the > machine again. I have had this Problem on different machines with > different Network Cards, on different Ethernet Cables, and with > FreeBSD Versions 5.5 until 6.1. > > Can anyone please help me to understand and possibly even fix this > Problem? > > Thanks a lot, > David > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > -- Some people have a "gift" link here. Know what I want? I want you to buy a CD from some starving artist. http://cdbaby.com/browse/from/lynch Yeah, I get a buck. So? _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"