network problem

Samuel Morales smorales at aquaveo.com
Thu Sep 13 10:46:32 MDT 2012


It happens to more than one computer. And we've checked the cables and
everything.

On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 10:45 AM, S. Dale Morrey <sdalemorrey at gmail.com>wrote:

> Just a thought, but have you double checked the cable?  I had one with
> a short in it awhile back that drove me nuts.  Kept disconnecting
> every time the cat went under the desk to warm up next to the CPU.
>
> On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 10:34 AM, Mike Lovell <mike at dev-zero.net> wrote:
> > On 09/13/2012 09:45 AM, Merrill Oveson wrote:
> >> Pluggers:
> >>
> >> Life is good.  Then suddenly someone just of of the blue loses his/her
> >> network connection.
> >>
> >> I do the usual ipconfig /release ipconfig /renew and things return to
> normal.
> >>
> >> When I look in network settings, it's like he/she has lost the
> >> physical connection.
> >> I've even gone back and reconnected that person into the switch.
> >>
> >> Firewall seems ok.  I'm suspicious that my switches are performing up
> to par.
> >>
> >> Anybody know anybody who could help me:
> >>
> >> a) troubleshoot this.  I need to nail down the problem.
> >
> > do you see any indication lights on the network interfaces for both the
> > workstation and the switch? have you tried using a different port on the
> > switch? or tried a known good device in the problematic switch port?
> > those should help you narrow down which device is having the problem.
> >
> > if i had to guess, i would put blame on windows first. there are a
> > myriad of things that can really screw up the windows networking stack.
> > i've seen windows get screwed up more often than i've seen switches die.
> > swapping switch ports around will quickly let you know if you should be
> > looking for windows help or switch help.
> >
> > mike
> >
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