[clug-talk] Lost network after logging out

Michael Gale michael.gale at bluesuperman.com
Sat Mar 26 08:29:29 PST 2005


That could be doing it ... if the driver does not properly support the 
link detection or if you have a flacky cable.

Michael.



John Greep wrote:
> That didn't do it.  I looked up the ifplugd daemon.  From the man page:
> "ifplugd is a daemon which will automatically configure your ethernet
> device when a cable is plugged in and automatically unconfigure it if
> the cable is pulled..."
> 
> I guess the next step is to turn that off and see what happens.
> 
> Thanks,
> John
> 
> On Fri, 2005-03-25 at 23:01, John Greep wrote:
> 
>>Michael,
>>
>>It's a Compaq NC3121 Fast Ethernet NIC (WOL) using the eepro100 module. 
>>It sounds like the situation you described.  When I re-ran config, I
>>disabled the Network Hotplugging option.  That could be the watchdog
>>you're referring to.  I'll post my results.
>>
>>Thanks,
>>John
>>
>>On Fri, 2005-03-25 at 18:50, Michael Gale wrote:
>>
>>>Hello,
>>>
>>>	I think that the problem starts with:
>>>
>>>--snip--
>>>Mar 25 09:28:43 mymachine net_applet[16294]: ### Program is starting ###
>>>Mar 25 09:29:12 mymachine kernel: NETDEV WATCHDOG: eth0: transmit timed
>>>out
>>>Mar 25 09:29:12 mymachine kernel: eth0: Transmit timed out: status 6050
>>>0c00 at 10144359/10144420 command 0003a000.
>>>Mar 25 09:29:12 mymachine ifplugd(eth0)[2273]: Link beat lost.
>>>--snip--
>>>
>>>1. What type of network card do you have ?
>>>2. What module / driver are you using ?
>>>
>>>and what is "ifplugd" ? I have never seen this ?
>>>
>>>Right now I would assum that either your module is not compatible with 
>>>the card. I experienced simular problems with the old eepro module and 
>>>on-board intel cards with compaq desktops.
>>>
>>>The card would just stop responding to traffic completely.
>>>
>>>You could start by disabling the software version of WATCHDOG, I say 
>>>software because from my understanding a watchdog device is designed to 
>>>watch hardware and restart the sytem if a problem occurs. These are 
>>>usally hardware devices.
>>>
>>>The software version of WATCHDOG could be disabling the card or trying 
>>>to reset it.
>>>
>>>Michael.
>>>
>>>
>>>John Greep wrote:
>>>
>>>>I'm running a Mandrake 10.1 setup and I lose my local network connection
>>>>when I log out of X.  Below is the output from my logs - hosts have been
>>>>changed to protect the innocent :-). The symptom manifests itself on the
>>>>line "nfs: server remotemachine not responding, timed out".  External
>>>>network access is maintained, but anything local is lost.  The only way
>>>>I can restore the connection is by rebooting the machine.  Any ideas of
>>>>things to check?
>>>>
>>>>Thanks,
>>>>John 
>>>>
>>>>Mar 25 09:27:54 mymachine kernel: mtrr: 0xe4000000,0x2000000 overlaps
>>>>existing 0xe4000000,0x100000
>>>>Mar 25 09:27:54 mymachine kernel: irq 11: nobody cared!
>>>>Mar 25 09:27:54 mymachine kde3(pam_unix)[3169]: session closed for user
>>>>jgreep
>>>>Mar 25 09:27:54 mymachine kernel:  [dump_stack+30/32]
>>>>dump_stack+0x1e/0x20
>>>>Mar 25 09:27:54 mymachine kernel:  [<c0107bfe>] dump_stack+0x1e/0x20
>>>>Mar 25 09:27:54 mymachine kernel:  [__report_bad_irq+43/144]
>>>>__report_bad_irq+0x2b/0x90
>>>>Mar 25 09:27:54 mymachine kernel:  [<c01090ab>]
>>>>__report_bad_irq+0x2b/0x90
>>>>Mar 25 09:27:54 mymachine kernel:  [note_interrupt+144/176]
>>>>note_interrupt+0x90/0xb0
>>>>Mar 25 09:27:54 mymachine kernel:  [<c01091c0>] note_interrupt+0x90/0xb0
>>>>Mar 25 09:27:54 mymachine kernel:  [do_IRQ+224/256] do_IRQ+0xe0/0x100
>>>>Mar 25 09:27:54 mymachine kernel:  [<c0109430>] do_IRQ+0xe0/0x100
>>>>Mar 25 09:27:54 mymachine kernel:  [common_interrupt+24/32]
>>>>common_interrupt+0x18/0x20
>>>>Mar 25 09:27:54 mymachine kernel:  [<c010778c>]
>>>>common_interrupt+0x18/0x20
>>>>Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel:  [do_softirq+43/48]
>>>>do_softirq+0x2b/0x30
>>>>Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel:  [<c0121fcb>] do_softirq+0x2b/0x30
>>>>Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel:  [do_IRQ+231/256] do_IRQ+0xe7/0x100
>>>>Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel:  [<c0109437>] do_IRQ+0xe7/0x100
>>>>Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel:  [common_interrupt+24/32]
>>>>common_interrupt+0x18/0x20
>>>>Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel:  [<c010778c>]
>>>>common_interrupt+0x18/0x20
>>>>Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel: handlers:
>>>>Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel: [pg0+275095424/1069613056]
>>>>(usb_hcd_irq+0x0/0x70 [usbcore])
>>>>Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel: [<d0a47f80>] (usb_hcd_irq+0x0/0x70
>>>>[usbcore])
>>>>Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel: [pg0+275095424/1069613056]
>>>>(usb_hcd_irq+0x0/0x70 [usbcore])
>>>>Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel: [<d0a47f80>] (usb_hcd_irq+0x0/0x70
>>>>[usbcore])
>>>>Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel: [pg0+275095424/1069613056]
>>>>(usb_hcd_irq+0x0/0x70 [usbcore])
>>>>Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel: [<d0a47f80>] (usb_hcd_irq+0x0/0x70
>>>>[usbcore])
>>>>Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel: [pg0+275722272/1069613056]
>>>>(speedo_interrupt+0x0/0x240 [eepro100])
>>>>Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel: [<d0ae1020>]
>>>>(speedo_interrupt+0x0/0x240 [eepro100])
>>>>Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel: Disabling IRQ #11
>>>>Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel: mtrr: 0xe4000000,0x2000000 overlaps
>>>>existing 0xe4000000,0x100000
>>>>Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel: agpgart: Found an AGP 2.0 compliant
>>>>device at 0000:00:00.0.
>>>>Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel: agpgart: Putting AGP V2 device at
>>>>0000:00:00.0 into 1x mode
>>>>Mar 25 09:27:55 mymachine kernel: agpgart: Putting AGP V2 device at
>>>>0000:01:00.0 into 1x mode
>>>>Mar 25 09:28:41 mymachine kde3(pam_unix)[16201]: session opened for user
>>>>jgreep by (uid=0)
>>>>Mar 25 09:28:43 mymachine net_applet[16294]: ### Program is starting ###
>>>>Mar 25 09:29:12 mymachine kernel: NETDEV WATCHDOG: eth0: transmit timed
>>>>out
>>>>Mar 25 09:29:12 mymachine kernel: eth0: Transmit timed out: status 6050 
>>>>0c00 at 10144359/10144420 command 0003a000.
>>>>Mar 25 09:29:12 mymachine ifplugd(eth0)[2273]: Link beat lost.
>>>>Mar 25 09:29:13 mymachine kernel: nfs: server remotemachine not
>>>>responding, timed out
>>>>Mar 25 09:29:14 mymachine ifplugd(eth0)[2273]: Link beat detected.
>>>>Mar 25 09:29:28 mymachine kernel: nfs: server remotemachine not
>>>>responding, timed out
>>>>Mar 25 09:29:54 mymachine kernel: NETDEV WATCHDOG: eth0: transmit timed
>>>>out
>>>>Mar 25 09:29:54 mymachine kernel: eth0: Transmit timed out: status e090 
>>>>0c00 at 10144420/10144481 command 0001a000.
>>>>Mar 25 09:29:54 mymachine ifplugd(eth0)[2273]: Link beat lost.
>>>>Mar 25 09:29:56 mymachine ifplugd(eth0)[2273]: Link beat detected
>>>>
>>>>
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