[ale] Strange Linux networking issue

Steve Litt slitt at troubleshooters.com
Wed Apr 21 01:37:39 EDT 2021

Derek Atkins via Ale said on Tue, 20 Apr 2021 09:17:21 -0400

>My leading theory right now is what Jim suggested, that the Ethernet
>autoconfig is going into a tizzy because the two computers are directly
>connected via a patch cable and not a crossover cable, and the r8129
>chipsets are getting locked out which is preventing ARP replies.

That's easy enough to verify or rule out. Just place a switch between


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