[mythtv-users] Why does my dvr randomly drop from the network?
rbonafied at gmail.com
Sat Sep 24 13:23:56 UTC 2011
I admit I'm in a bit of a panic and I'm fearful that the answer will be
a bad motherboard. I'm keeping an open mind!
The problem is my DVR randomly drops from the network within the hour
after a reboot. The link beat it still there, it just stops
communicating. If I unplug the cable and plug it back in, it comes back
to life. If I rmmod r8169 and modprobe r8169 it comes back to life.
If, however, I shut down eth0 and bring it back up, it doesn't come back
to life. I even reset the bios to defaults and started again.
I figured it was something with the OS, so I just reloaded the OS from
scratch and it happened again. I'm freakin!
Distro: Mageia 1 (previously Mandriva 2010.2)
Kernel now: 220.127.116.11-desktop-5.mga (was 2.6.33.*)
kernel module: r8169
Video card: MSI GT218 (newly added after old one bailed)
Card runs latest Nvidia drivers 275.28
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-MA785GM-US2H
Any help is *greatly* appreciated! Even if it's tell me to use a
More information about the mythtv-users