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How to know whether network card has failed in Linux?

On a server heavily used for file download, the server stops responding ssh, http and ping request every few hours. It will be back to normal after server restart. The provider technician guesses ...
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e1000e Reset adapter unexpectedly / Detected Hardware Unit Hang

I have a Dell 1U Server with Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU L5420 @ 2.50GHz, 8 cores running Ubuntu Server Kernel Version 3.13.0-32-generic on x86_64. It has dual 1000baseT networking cards. I have it set up to ...
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HP ConnectX cards identifying as ConnectX EN

I bought a lot of four HP branded ConnectX card on Ebay. The cards are : HP InfiniBand 4X DDR ConnectX PCI-E Gen2 Dual-Port HCA 483514-B2 My problem is that two out of four cards identify themselves ...
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Network card capable of capturing a tonne of packets and not dropping them?

Edit: Our server is trying to capture packets at between 500-600Mb/s, but is dropping packets 'due to kernel'. Data is being written to SSDs, and isn't bottleneck there. What things should I look ...
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Finding NIC firmware version

I need to find out the firmware version of the NIC(s) on on IBM Windows Server 2008 using CMD, Powershell or by any other means.I also should note that I can't reboot the server to go to bios or use ...
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Difference between GBIC and SFP [closed]

What is the difference between GBIC, SFP, SFP+?
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How to measure a driver's memory consumption in Windows?

I've heard an unchecked gossip that Realtek drivers on Windows 2008 suffer from memory leakage. My computer with this network card and OS suffers exactly from this symptom - high memory consumption. ...
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Can a large number of network hardware interrupts cause a machine to be underutilized?

I don't know much about networking sorry. I'm building a client / server where the server streams a lot of data to the client and I'm trying to maximise throughput (through TCP). If I run both client ...
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2 network cards on new database server [closed]

I'm setting up a new database server (Windows 2008 R2) and the server has two GB network card (The server has actually 3 but I will keep one for backup), and I would like to know what is the best ...
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compile lastest bnx2 driver on debian squeeze

I want to upgrade the bnx2 network card driver in a Dell Power Edge R410. I downloaded the latest driver version from the broadcom website. If I want to compile the driver it fails with the following ...
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Can a single network card have 2 IP addresses?

Are network cards and IP addresses a one-one map?
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Adding More IPs to a Netcard on Linux

How do I add more IP addresses to a network card on Linux? Do I use the route command? It's Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS.
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Windows 2008 64bit driver for Intel PRO/1000 PM?

I'm trying to upgrade the network adapter's driver on my windows 2008 dedicated server to the latest version. I checked in the device manager and I see two network adapters, Intel PRO/1000 PL and ...
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VirtualBox Windows 2003 64bits Guest on Linux 64 bits Host Network adapter problem

We have successfully installed a window 2003 r2 64bits guest in a Ubuntu 64bits host. The problem is that we haven't been able to install the Network card. We already made some attempts to ...
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Macs don't connect to wifi access point but PCs will

So, as a side project I'm going to try and figure out why the wifi APs in my building exhibit the following behavior: - They typically allow all types of computers to connect without issues - ...
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gigabit network card comparison

I'm shopping a dell machine and wanted to know what the experts thought about the value aded by getting an upgraded NIC. I've got cat6 throughout network and gigabit routers. On-Board Single Gigabit ...
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Change all network cards to auto/auto on many machines

Because of a change in networking equipment I might need to set a bunch of machines NICs back to auto negotiate. What's the best way to automate this? I'm thinking an Autoit compiled exe pushed out ...
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How to check at which PCI-Express mode a NIC operates

I have PCIe x4 NIC plugged into PCIe x16 slot. I have read, that even though it should run in x4 mode, it's not guaranteed: the network card can run in backward compatibility 1x mode. How to verify ...
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PCI Express x4 network card into PCI-Express x16 slot?

Is it possible to plug in PCIe x4 NIC into PCIe x16 slot?
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Network card enabled but not working

I have a strange behavior on one of my windows2003/IIS6 servers. I have two network cards on it, let's call card A the card which connects the server with the internet, and let's call card B the card ...