[mythtv-users] Why does my dvr randomly drop from the network?
rbonafied at gmail.com
Sat Sep 24 15:38:21 UTC 2011
On 09/24/2011 11:28 AM, Michael Watson wrote:
> On 25/09/2011 01:09, Rick wrote:
>> On 09/24/2011 09:47 AM, John Drescher wrote:
>>> On Sat, Sep 24, 2011 at 9:23 AM, Rick<rbonafied at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> 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!
>>> The realtek r8169 was never a good nic.
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>> Is there a setting or something I could try? That nic is all I have at
>> the moment.
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> Before you jump to the conclusion that it is your network card causing
> the issue, try running a few tests.
> The Realtek R8169 may not be a good network card, but they do still
> work. (and ultra cheap)
> Try a different port in the hub.
> Try a different network cable.
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I've tried a different port (no difference). I'll go try a different
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