bferrell at baywinds.org
Tue Jun 23 18:19:08 UTC 2009
Robert Huff wrote:
> David Kelly writes:
>> > Can anyone explain this:
>> > Jun 23 17:09:09 zeus kernel: fxp0: link state changed to DOWN
>> > Jun 23 17:22:25 zeus kernel: fxp0: link state changed to UP
>> > What's causing this???
>> The wire was disconnected during that time. Possibly the
>> hub/switch lost power, or the modem was down.
> It also happens to some cards during boot-up. I have an Intel
> Pro/1000, connected to a live switch; during boot I get an
> UP->DOWN->UP transition.
> As far as I can tell, it's harmless. To the OP: does this
> transition affect traffic?
> Robert Huff
depending in the switch, it could be negotiating speed/duplex. Some if
configured to auto switch will do it continuously
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