m0rchand at comcast.net
Tue Jul 10 14:19:40 UTC 2007
-------------- Original message ----------------------
From: scuba at centroin.com.br
> Hi all,
> I have a server in a host service that stopped this morning. After
> a contact with the service support of them, I got the following answer to
> the problem:
> REBOOT SERVER
> Due to a failed switch replacement FreeBSD did not restore the network
> link. This is a farly common issue with FreeBSD.
> I restarted the server and it should be back online shortly.
> [end quote]
> It's a P4-3GHz, with the following, probably on-board, ether card:
> vr0: <VIA VT6102 Rhine II 10/100BaseTX> port 0xcc00-0xccff mem
> 0xfdffe000-0xfdffe0ff irq 23 at device 18.0 on pci0
> Is this a really known problem? Is there anything I can do to
> avoid reboot?
> I have some (local) servers with FBSD and never had such problem.
> - Marcelo
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I've experienced this problem too. My ISP replaced a switch and my FBSD server never regained network connectivity. I had to logon via the console and reboot.
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