Subject: Re: Sun 3/80s and Networking
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List: port-sun3
Date: 05/16/2003 10:44:10
>> use the arp command to dump ARP tables and look for suspicions or
>> correctness
>> there should be an entry for every IP destination you have attempted to
>> contact
>> via the Ethernet interface
> That there is, I can use arp -a to see the MAC addresses of each machine I
> ping while the interface is working. When the network stops working,
> however, arp -a doesn't yield a result. I see traffic transmitted on the
> hub, but none of it seems to be able to get anywhere.

Slight update, my good, working linux box initally shows the MAC address
of the Sun3 in response to an arp command, but that changes to an
<incomplete> once the interface goes poof. Also, I'm not sure if I
mentioned this before, but going to /etc/rc.d and doing a network stop and
a network start fixes the problem, if only for a couple more minutes.

Thanks again!