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Re: [SLUG] PCMCIA network cards killing linux..
- To: Alan Lee <alanlee@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] PCMCIA network cards killing linux..
- From: Howard Lowndes <lannet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon Nov 6 16:11:33 2000
- Cc: Sydney Linux Users Group <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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?
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