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Re: Internet lockup

Anthony Messina wrote:
> Gordon Gallup wrote:
>> Sorry, but I should also have said that the ethernet stuff all works
>> OK when WinXP is run on the box and also when FC4 is run.  So, my
>> conclusion is that the trouble is internal to the box.
>> On 4/30/06, Kam Leo <kam leo gmail com> wrote:
>>> On 4/30/06, Gordon Gallup <gallup gordon gmail com> wrote:
>>>> Greetings All,
>>>>    Sorry if this appears twice, but an earlier message got lost in
>>> cyberspace.
>>>>    I have a new e-machine T6420.  It is connected to a hub with three
>>>> other machines and the hub is connected to a Siemans DSL
>>>> "modem-router".  I installed FC5 on the T6420.  FC5 is configured to
>>>> use DHCP at boot time. The behavior is somewhat flakey, but it appears
>>>> that ssh and sftp (particularly the
>>>> latter) break networking if I attempt to send too much information.
>>>> It appears to require a reboot to re-estaablish contact. Fiddling with
>>>> the inetd.network script does nothing I can detect, although it thinks
>>>> the network is up.  Before the death, pinging works fine all around
>>>> the machines connected to the hub and also to my office machine across
>>>> town.  In addition, Firefox works for a while, but I can't say yet
>>>> just how long.
>>>>    Attempting to connect with the kio-slave 'fish' never works.
>>>> Thanks for any help, GAG
> just a question...  what ethernet card do you have?  what driver does it
> use?  it isn't the tg3 driver is it?
> i'm only asking because i've been having what sounds like a similar
> intermittent problem with my fc5 using the tg3 driver for a
> lspci:
> 02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM5751
> Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express (rev 01)
> please ignore this if it's unrelated.
sorry, here's the link to my previous post this month:



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