[CentOS] Failing Network card

Dale Dellutri

daledellutri at gmail.com
Wed Jun 20 18:17:52 UTC 2012

On Wed, Jun 20, 2012 at 12:18 PM, Chris Beattie <cbeattie at geninfo.com> wrote:
> On 6/20/2012 9:34 AM, Gregory P. Ennis wrote:
>> I have been chasing a problem with a pci-e TrendNet(TEG-ECTX) gigabit
>> card.  After adding the card to a machine with a new Centos 6.2 install
>> and naming it 'eth4' it works well for 6 to 12 hours and then fails.
> Try moving the network card to a new slot, especially if you can swap
> the network card with another card which is known to work.  Also, try
> swapping the card into a spare server.
> If the problem follows the network card, then the card is probably bad.
>  If a known-good card misbehaves in the slot where you previously had
> the network card, then the slot may be bad as well.

Or it could mean that the PCI-e slots are not providing enough power
for this card, or the slots are specialized to run only certain types of
cards.  What motherboard does the OP have?

Dale Dellutri

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