[TriLUG] Odd Network problem
jgroves at krenim.org
Sun Feb 13 07:42:21 EST 2005
Here's my guess:
Full/Half duplex mis-matches or autosense failure causing the same
Router is expecting something different than the network card is set for..
Chris Knowles wrote:
> Got a weird one.
> (Oh, regarding that crashing box, further investigation pointed at the
> motherboard as a culprit.)
> I've got a Nagios server in place that's been happily warning us of doom and
> gloom for over a year. It's one of the great success stories for Linux at
> our company.
> Until now.
> Starting this morning, it has been randomly unable to ping various boxes on
> our network. That is, until you ping the nagios server from the "unpingable"
> server. Then Nagios can ping that server all it wants.
> This is all local network, no routing involved.
> Any idears as to what could be causing this? (This is a simple switched
> network, and other than this seems to be working fine.)
> Any help is appreciated.
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