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Re: [SLUG] PCMCIA network cards killing linux..


Are you running a DHCP server and one of the machines is getting an IP
from that with the other having a static, and identical, IP?

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Howard.
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LANNet Computing Associates <http://www.lannet.com.au>

On Mon, 6 Nov 2000, Alan Lee wrote:

> This is weird..
> 
> At my office, we have 2 linux machines.
> 
> When I plug a laptop into the network, one of the linux machines seems to drop off the network.  If I log into the machine, everything is correct, no settings have changed, no error's, nothing weird in the messages(s) files.  To fix it, I have to reboot the machine.
> 
> This happens about 15 sec after I plug the laptop in.  dosn't matter what IP address the laptop has, dosn't matter what hub I plug the laptop into.  
> 
> Ive even changed the network card! (same brand/model tho)
> 
> Has anyone seen/heard such a thing?
> 
> Regards, Alan Lee
>