Possible NetworkManager problem, but where to look?
sgallagh at redhat.com
Thu Jun 24 18:55:25 UTC 2010
On 06/24/2010 02:41 PM, Richard Shaw wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 12:48 PM, Tom Horsley<horsley1953 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, 24 Jun 2010 12:11:12 -0500
>> Richard Shaw wrote:
>>> All networking communications work fine right after boot, but at some
>>> point all connection attempts TO her computer fail, while all
>>> networking communications coming FROM her laptop continue to work
>> That sounds a bit like a DHCP lease being dropped, but I'm not
>> sure how to check. I know I've seen behavior like this on virtual
>> machines with totally rotten clocks which keep time so badly they
>> don't think they have to renew their lease yet even though the
>> server has already dropped them :-).
> I'll take a look when I get home, but it seems unlikely. I use the
> DHCP built into my Netgear FVS318G router and none of the other
> computers seem to have this problem.
Check the date and time on the machine. It's possible that you have a
bad CMOS battery and it's losing/resetting time at random.
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