Network or dhclient troubles on wheezy
On Sat, 21 Apr 2012 18:40:44 +0300, Lars Noodén wrote:
> The network is frequently cutting out on a wheezy box I am running. I
> am not sure of where the problem lies, if it is on my box or at the ISP.
Is it wired or wireless? Are you using traditional "ifup" or
> When it goes down, I am unable to connect:
> connect: Network is unreachable
When it goes down, run "/sbin/ifconfig; ip ro" and look if the adapter
has set the correct data (IP address and gateway).
> /var/log/daemon.log is filled with a great many unfulfilled
> DHCPREQUESTs, dozens at a time.
> I can manually reconnect by running dhclient only if I release the DHCP
> lease first.
> Where should I be looking to find the problem and how should I go about
> solving it?
If you use a dynamic configuration (DHCP) for the network then you rely
on your modem/router/server or whatever device/source has to fill your
NIC with the proper data. You will have to investigate why the connection
is being dropped from time to time ("grep -i dhcp /var/log/syslog" can
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