eth0 won't stay up

jludwig wralphie at
Wed May 4 23:56:40 UTC 2005

On Wednesday 04 May 2005 02:13 pm, hanfamily at wrote:
> On Wed, 4 May 2005, Rick Stevens wrote:
> > hanfamily at wrote:
> > In the meantime, try "ethtool eth0 speed 100 duplex full" and see if
> > that stops it.
> > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> > - Rick Stevens, Senior Systems Engineer     rstevens at -
> > - VitalStream, Inc.              -
> the log shows it is a RealTek RTL8139 (I can't find anything in the
> paperwork just 10/100 T network interface and the machine is 30 min
> away so it might be incorrect detection) I just have a hub no switch
> so can't do anything on that side. The weird thing is it didn't do
> this the first time I installed and xp overworte my grub setup. I'll
> go try the ethtool after supper and see if it solves the problem.
>                           Thanks
>                           Linda
With a hub replace full with half. I.E.

On a xterm as root;
[root at localhost root]# ethtool -s eth0 speed 100 duplex half
(Mr Stevens forgot the -s)
John H Ludwig

Common sense is so rare, why do they call it common!!!

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