Oh great pool of hardware and driver knowledge....
Gerry Creager N5JXS
gerry.creager at tamu.edu
Tue Sep 2 22:57:47 EDT 2003
OK, so this is off-topic again, but this group is likely the most
knowledgable source of info likely to have a handle on something like this.
I've got a pair of servers directly off a router/switch. There is one
problemmatic server/port interface, as shown in the MRTG page at
If you notice, connectivity appears to drop every 30 min. although
subjectively it appears to happen more often (say, every 3 min or so...)
for periods of 30-45 sec.
Hardware here is a Dell PwerEdge 650 with the onboard Intel Pro/E1000
adapter and a 2nd Intel E1000 dual port copper adapter.
Software is RH9 with all current patches, Apache and the Minnesota
Mapserver, plus PostGres/PostGIS running.
NFS services to the box die periodically and users are sayingthe web
I've taken a couple of decent shots at the problem. I'm hoping someone
here might have a potential solution I can check out!
Gerry Creager -- gerry.creager at tamu.edu
Network Engineering -- AATLT, Texas A&M University
Cell: 979.229.5301 Office: 979.458.4020 FAX: 979.847.8578
Office: 903A Eller Bldg, TAMU, College Station, TX 77843
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