[PLUG] Network failure(s)
denis.heidtmann at gmail.com
Thu Jan 7 14:37:10 PST 2010
On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 2:34 PM, drew wymore <drew.wymore at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 2:30 PM, Denis Heidtmann
> <denis.heidtmann at gmail.com>wrote:
>> More network problems. Running a new Qwest Adapttec pk5000 modem,
>> with dlsnorthwest.net as the ISP. Everything was fine for a couple of
>> To summarize the problem, it seems that after boot, the network would
>> not work sometimes. On testing, I found that the modem was not
>> accessible--ping 192.168.0.1 returned nothing. I replaced the modem
>> to test it, and the replacement did not respond either. Thus, I
>> assumed the problem was my network "card" (on the MB). Shut down.
>> Wait for lunch. Restart. Now it is up.
>> My plan at this point is to leave the computer up to see if it fails
>> while running. Also, I am borowing a card to enable more
>> troubleshooting, when the trouble occurs.
>> Any other ideas?
> Ethernet cable between the Actiontec and onboard NIC?
I have tried two. I need more. (The lights flash at both ends. Does
that exonerate the cable?)
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