[CentOS] strange network problem

Jack Bailey jack at internetguy.net
Thu Mar 16 10:16:04 UTC 2006

>> I can't figure this one out.  There's a Belken USB->Ethernet adapter as
>> eth2 on my server.  After a reboot it doesn't communicate with anything
>> ever though it's up:
>> bounce the interface:
>> # ifconfig eth2 down
>> # ifconfig eth2 up
>> now it works:
> I don't know anything about how the USB->Ethernet dongle's setup
> (kernel modules etc.) but does it require something to be started
> that's not being run until after S10network in the init scripts?
> Are there any errors in /var/log/messages or dmesg for ethernet or USB devices?

No errors that I can see.  CentOS saw the device when I plugged it in,
and after configuring it, it worked.  It stops working after a reboot,
but will come up and begin working once again after I bounce the interface.


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