Heflin, Roger A. Roger.A.Heflin at conocophillips.com
Fri Mar 14 14:26:01 CST 2003

The networking is built it, so no moving, cars,

And neither the machine nor the network switches reports any network

upon further testing it seems to be only a single interface that has the
issue, I will need to have someone check the cable's (they were already
supposed to have check the cables at least 2x) as the machine is 
about 600 miles away.

The statistics claim that both network interfaces are working properly,
and receiving packets, and are full duplex 100Mbit like they are supposed
to be, I would almost guess we are talking about a lose network cable,
though it suprises me that I am not getting obvious network errors and/or
the network interface bouncing up and down.


> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Adam Williams [SMTP:awilliam at mdah.state.ms.us]
> Sent:	Friday, March 14, 2003 2:06 PM
> To:	Heflin, Roger A.
> Cc:	Linux-PowerEdge at dell.com
> I would start with the basics of your networking problem.  Did you try the
> networking card in a different PCI slot?  Try a different networking cable
> on another port on your hub/switch?  try your networking card in another
> computer?
> 			Adam
> On Fri, 14 Mar 2003, Heflin, Roger A. wrote:
> >
> >
> > 	Hello,
> >
> > 	I am getting this error on a Dell 1650 (I have 32 of them identically configured,
> > 	with the identical os-all others are not getting this error).  The error is coming
> > 	out of aacraid, and the machine was recently dead and has been fixed by
> > 	Dell tech, though it is giving this error, and the network appears to lose most
> > 	packets (50%) or so on two separate interfaces.
> >
> > 	The os is 2.4.21 pre4, and not giving this error on the other identical machines.
> >
> > 	The machine was working fine before it broke and was fixed.  When it broke
> > 	the orange failure light was lit, I don't know exactly what was determined
> > 	to be broken.
> >
> > 	The machine does not act well, but beyond this error, and the network not
> > 	working correctly there are no other obvious symptoms.
> >
> > 	                               Roger
> >
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