[Techtalk] ethernet card problem
Wim De Smet
kromagg at gmail.com
Wed Mar 10 10:47:45 UTC 2010
On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 10:23 PM, Maria McKinley <maria at shadlen.org> wrote:
> I was having intermittent problems with the onboard NIC of my file server.
> People would complain about the network being very slow, and I would see
> something like this in the logs:
> Mar 5 11:31:55 billie kernel: [548810.816011] NETDEV WATCHDOG: eth1:
> transmit timed out
> Mar 5 11:31:55 billie kernel: [548810.836475] r8169: eth1: link up
Have you tried switching out the cable? I find that this is sometimes
just a sign of a bad cable causing the underlying connection to drop
or causing the connection to reset to lower speeds.
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