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Date:      Tue, 3 Feb 2004 13:38:30 -0700
From:      "Bob DeBolt" <bob.debolt@starblanket.ca>
To:        "'Sumit Shah'" <shah@ucla.edu>
Cc:        freebsd-net@freebsd.org
Subject:   RE: rl interface drops out occasionally
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Greets

> I've noticed that 
> every now 
> and then the network interface drops out.  I can ifconfig destroy and 
> then create it again and the network interface comes back.  This 
> machine serves nfs/smb/rsync exclusively and nothing more 
> (2-3 gigs of 
> traffic is moved per day).  

I had the same description of problem. I shut off the onboard
NIC and installed a new rl and problem was solved. I spent several
weeks testing different things. For the 5 or ten bucks for a new
rl card, it is worth spending it.


Sincerely

Bob DeBolt
Pres / CTO
Starblanket Research
1-877-280-3695
Calgary 280-3695
bob.debolt@starblanket.ca
0x44E4A96B  



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