[CentOS] Modem network card conflict

Sorin Srbu sorin.srbu at gmail.com
Wed Jul 30 14:19:44 UTC 2008

>-----Original Message-----
>From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf
>Shawn Everett
>Sent: Wednesday, July 30, 2008 4:07 PM
>To: CentOS mailing list
>Subject: [CentOS] Modem network card conflict
>If I flush the firewall rules: iptables -F
>Bring down the eth0 interface: ifconfig eth0 down
>Connect with the modem: wvdial &
>Bring up the interface: ifconfig eth0
>At this point the ppp0 interface drops off and redials.  It is no longer
>able to maintain a stable connection.  ppp0 and eth0 do not use the same
>IP range.

Maybe IRQ-conflicts? A long-shot but look into the hwconfig and see if there's
something fishy.
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