[PLUG] Network failure(s)

Denis Heidtmann 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
>> weeks.
>>
>> 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?
>>
>> -Denis
>> _______________________________________________

>
> Ethernet cable between the Actiontec and onboard NIC?
>
> Drew-
I have tried two.  I need more.  (The lights flash at both ends.  Does
that exonerate the cable?)

-Denis



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