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Date:      Sun, 15 Sep 2002 15:29:17 +0930
From:      Greg 'groggy' Lehey <>
To:        Pookie <>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: "Repair" for FreeBSD
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In-Reply-To: <000001c25c7a$d9051670$0a5efea9@pookie>
References:  <000001c25c7a$d9051670$0a5efea9@pookie>

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On Saturday, 14 September 2002 at 22:43:32 -0700, Pookie wrote:
> I need to figure out how to repair man Ethernet device, or restart it. I
> noticed in windows you can "repair" one. How is this accomplished in

I think you're getting confused by terminology, or maybe I am.  If
your device is broken, you'll have to replace it.  What do you really
want to do?  To restart it, you could do something like

  # ifconfig ed0 down
  # ifconfig ed0 up

That should never be necessary, though.

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