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Re: eth0 not working - fine in Windows



On Wed, 2009-01-21 at 22:31 +0000, Chris wrote:
> It turned out I just had to power the machine off, disconnect the LAN
> cable and power to the PC, wait a minute, reconnect the network cable
> and power on again, now everything's working again!

Sometimes a cold reset is necessary.  I've come across hardware, before,
that doesn't get properly initialised when warm booting.  The drivers
should do that, or the motherboard should send a reset pulse that
hardware actually obeys, but it doesn't happen (in those cases).

-- 
[tim localhost ~]$ uname -r
2.6.27.9-73.fc9.i686

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