[mythtv-users] OT: NIC going away.
rongblor at googlemail.com
Wed Feb 8 10:42:20 UTC 2012
On 8 Feb 2012, at 09:49 AM, phipps-hutton at sky.com wrote:
> Quoting Michael Watson <michael at thewatsonfamily.id.au>:
>> My MBE has started doing the same things, I was running a Realtek 8169
>> and the Onboard Intel E1000 bonded, until this started happening
>> (removed Realtek and bond setup, as I have had this happen previously
>> when a cheapo Realtek card started failing), and the E1000 is loosing
>> contact overnight (works flawlessly all day, then sometime between 2:00
>> AM and 7:00 AM everynight, it stops responding, unable to ping its own
>> IP). A reboot fixes it. System is 5+ Years old though, could possibly
>> be failling NIC
> And don't forget that NICs are always connected to another NIC at the
> end of the cable. I had problems that sound similar. They went away
> when I replaced the shabby ISP broadband router with a Netgear Gigabit
> unmanaged switch.
Agree. I had problems with stuttering recordings recently which I eventually tracked down to network issues and that turned out to be an issue with a connection between two netgear switches that make up my network.
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