[CentOS] kernel NETDEV WATCHDOG: eth0: transmit timed out

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Fri Mar 4 14:14:04 UTC 2011

sync wrote:
> Sometimes  my server network connection on Linux goes down with short
> message in syslog saying: "[localhost kernel] NETDEV WATCHDOG: eth0:
> transmit timed out" (or similar).
> By the way , I installed the CentOS 5.4 x86_64 bit and the kernel version
> was  2.6.18-164.
> Has anyone experienced this problem or is it the bug of the kernel ?
> I restart the network and that problem have resolved just now.

How are you connecting to the 'Net? Is this a commercial line, or only,
say, DSL?

       mark, just fought the good fight with Verizon over the latter

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