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Date:      Tue, 3 Feb 2004 18:50:45 -0800
From:      Sumit Shah <shah@ucla.edu>
To:        <bob.debolt@starblanket.ca>
Cc:        freebsd-net@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: rl interface drops out occasionally
Message-ID:  <EE1F408A-56BC-11D8-9D27-000393DB86CA@ucla.edu>
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Thanks for the reply, it's good to hear I'm not the only one 
experiencing this.  At least there is a simple workaround and we were 
going to upgrade the NIC anyway.

thanks,
sumit


On Feb 3, 2004, at 12:38 PM, Bob DeBolt wrote:

> 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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