[svlug] My computers give each other the silent treatment

James Leone linuxcpa at netscape.net
Thu May 8 17:32:27 PDT 2003


raffi at linwin.com wrote:

>On Wed, May 07, 2003 at 09:40:06PM -0700, Scott Thompson wrote:
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>>This is slightly off topic from Linux, but still...
>>
>>I have a Debain Linux machine and a windows 2000 machine that are 
>>networked.  Lately, they refuse to talk.  I have been getting the 
>>following error message at my Linux box:
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>
>Refuse to talk what? TCP, NetBIOS?
>Have you made any changes lately? Are you using DHCP or static net
>config? Using firewall perhaps?
>
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>
>Check physical connections to make sure you have a link (see lights on
>the hub and/or ethernet interface, run tcpdump on Linux box to see if
>there is any traffic from another machine while you are trying to ping.
>Try to ping both ways. Beyond that it's hard to say. Reboot you
>know which machine. Check config on both machines.
>
>On linux you can also try mii-tool to manipulate or monitor interface
>card.
>
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>><snip>
>>NETDEV WATCHDOG: eth0: transmission timed out
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>Which machine?
>
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>>eth0: Transmission timed out, status 02261000, CSR12 00000030,\
>>resetting...
>></snip>
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>>'ifconfig eth0' shows the card up and functioning
>>
>>Win2K shows it's card up and functioning.
>>
>>Any ideas?
>>-- 
>>Regards,
>>~Scott Thompson
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