[Soekris] Only one Network interface working after a cold boot
sclark at netwolves.com
Tue Jan 13 13:59:43 UTC 2009
Richard Verwayen wrote:
> Hi all!
> I got two soekris net5501-60 (Which should be build in December
> according to the vendor) recently. Now I am facing a bit of trouble:
> After a cold boot (systems powerless for more than 18h), only one out
> of 4 network interfaces show any activity (sometimes, it is only vr1,
> sometimes, it ist vr1 and vr3). No LED is flashing even though they
> are connected to a working switch. pfSense recognizes all 4
> Interfaces, but I am only the one showing activity is working.
> A reboot doesn't change that behaviour, but a short power interuption
> (less than 1h) does.
> dmesg doesn't show any anomalies.
> This is reproducible on one board after being powerless for approx 1h.
> The other one shows the same symptoms after a much longer time.
> Did anybody experience such an behaviour? Any suggestions other than
> replacing this boards?
> Best regards
> Richard verwayen
> Soekris-tech mailing list
> Soekris-tech at lists.soekris.com
The via interfaces seem to be picky, try doing a ifconfig vr0 down, or whatever the interface number is and then
ifconfig vr0 up.
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