[BALU] NIC Card or OS issue?

Kris Kirby kris at catonic.us
Fri Nov 16 11:27:47 CST 2007

On Fri, 16 Nov 2007, Nick Hudson wrote:
> Actually I did this too.  I replaced my 100mb switch with a 1gb 
> switch.  The next time it happens though I will see if the light on 
> the switch goes out, which I'm sure it does.

netstat -i is your friend. You trust the LEDs on your equipment? The 
equipment pulses those LEDs faster than your persistence of vision has a 
hope of detecting. At 100MHz, errors go by really fast. Heck, with a 
little talent and some packet fu, you could TDR the ethernet cable for 

> I dont recall seeing errors on the port, but i will give replacing the
> cable a shot.  It never hurts anyway.

Just your pocket book. Then again, I don't have bad cables. Mine never 
fail. ;-)
> Yeah I will.  I have almost a TB of data on that LVM partition that I 
> would make me sob like a little school girl if I lost.  Just dont want 
> to risk losing it in any way if at all possible.

Say it with me: "Backups". 

Ok, now say reality with me: "Backups? What backups?"

Kris Kirby, KE4AHR  <kris at catonic.us>
But remember, with no superpowers comes no responsibility. 

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