8139too driver has problem?
scott at mirrabooka.com
Fri Feb 6 06:48:44 UTC 2004
SHIBUYA Katsutoshi wrote:
> Hi. I'm using RTL8139 based NIC and having a trouble.
> It works just fine at day-time but it frequentry stops working at
> midnight (23:00-6:00 varing day by day).
> When it occurs, all communications via eth0 device don't work; ping
> from the host to another host, ping from another host to the host, ssh
> connections, smtp connections etc.
> When I unplug the ethernet RJ45 connector once and plug it again, it
> becomes work well again.
> Once I tried "/sbin/ifdown eth0" then "/sbin/ifup eth0", but the
> device was still stalled.
Try also removing the kernel module when you bring it down, then
reinsert the module with modprobe. Might help...
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