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How to force FreeBSD to assign default router when acquiring IP in DHCP mode?

How to force FreeBSD to assign default router when acquiring IP in DHCP mode? My machines are FreeBSD 8.2-PRERELEASE or RELEASE The NIC (respectively em0 or re0) is set to get a dynamic IP address. ...
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How to get the original MAC address of a network card, after the OS modified it?

How can I find out the original MAC address for a network card, after it was modified by the OS? dmesg doesn't provide it, and the logs in /var/log too, and dmidecode doesn't provide it too and ...
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Change eth0 to em1 on Scientific Linux

The aim is to standardize the Ethernet adapter type on all production servers. One of these servers disposes an em1, rather than eth0. Today, an attempt has been done to change it, without success. ...
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Unable to see eth0 after ifconfig

Yesterday, I have done some changes in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eht0 in centos 6. I have edited the value of nm_controlled= "no" after "Yes". Now, I am unable to see the "eth0" after doing ...
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How to transfer data “offline” between osx and ubuntu?

I need to transfer around 50gb of data from my Ubuntu to my OSX. scp and samba are both too slow it seems - even with the Ethernet cable connected (14-15 hours!). I have physical access to both ...
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Parsing protocol and url from packet payload

We are using pf_ring to capture packets. We are able to decipher information like source and destination ip, mac etc from the header information. Now we are moving into payload to decide the type of ...
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Help understanding interfaces in Backtrack

I am fairly new in UNIX and have recently installed backtrack on a VMWare box on my machine and I am trying to use DHCLIENT command but am having trouble in understanding the interfaces. I am ...
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Network Interface Names output from ifconfig

So this has been driving me nuts for a good couple of hours, so I thought I'd ask about it here (let me know if there's a better forum for this question). I have a CentOS Virtual Machine on ESXi. I ...
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ifconfig + FAILED from ifconfig on solaris machines

please advice - what the meaning of FAILED word from ifconfig command Dose its mean that network from NIC isn't stable until this moment ? Not clearly if ifconfig read network status each some mili ...
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Reducing ubuntu boot time using dmesg

The boot time is 141 seconds. Here's the most interesting parts of dmesg command: [ 2.870498] usb 1-1.2: new high-speed USB device number 5 using ehci_hcd [ 80.669210] ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): eth0: ...
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Cannot get Realtek r8168 ethernet card up

I've working on Arch Linux and in 99% of time I connect to internet by WLAN but sometimes I need to use ethernet connection, so today I see something strange. My eth0 device is down, and I can't get ...
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Network Disabled

I have just installed ubuntu server edition in order to create a home network. But I am not able to find IP of the machine through ifconfig (showing only localhost). Then I tried lspci | grep -i ...
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routing between two private networks (NICs)

I have two private networks say: 10.0.1.0/8 and 192.168.0.0/24 I have two machines with two NICs per each machine. machine1 NIC1: 192.168.0.10 machine1 NIC2: 10.0.1.10 machine2 NIC1: 192.168.0.11 ...
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Upgrading to linux kernel 3.0.1 but my ethernet card is still not found?

Please forgive my ignorance, as I am still fairly new when it comes to linux under the hood! Anyways - following up on my previous semi-related post, instead of trying a Debian testing image, I ...
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Why do I only get 100mbit on my Asus GigaX1005?

My GbNIC (Intel 82579LM, kernel 3.0 module e1000e) only connects with 100mbit although it's connected to a 1000mbit port (Asus GigaX1005) via an short (<3m) CAT6 cable. flo-nbook ~ # ethtool eth0 ...
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Network fail on FreeBSD: Ping to router fails, but router believes computer is connected

I have a TP-Link TL-WN851N wireless adapter, which is based on an Atheros device. When I attempt to connect to my WPA2 wireless network, ifconfig wlan0 tells me that the connection is 'associated'. My ...
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Debian Live - modprobe failed to bring up Broadcom ethernet interfaces

I have a Dell 710 with Quad Bcom NetExtreme 5709s. In the name of expediency, I'm trying to boot off the Squeeze live CD, but the Broadcom drivers are in non-free, so they don't come up when you ...
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ethtool flow control steer igmp packets

I am attempting to explicitly steer igmp packets to the kernel via ethtool. ethtool -U ens1f0 flow-type ip4 l4proto 2 action 0 rmgr: Cannot insert RX class rule: Protocol not supported Doing ...
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Upgraded Debian Stable (Jessie) desktop not connecting to wired Internet

I updated my Debian Jessie installation a few days ago to the current minor version (8.3), which included a new Linux kernel (uname -a gives 3.16.0-4-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 3.16.7-ckt20-1+deb8u3 ...
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Running a VPN through Debian into a router

I will soon have a file server running Debian, and this server has 2 Ethernet ports. I recently came up with the idea that one Ethernet port can come as an 'input' from my actual connection, and the ...
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not getting full network speed (or even close) of 100 mbps

When I use rsync on large files it shows a download speed of 2.7 MB/s, or around 22Mbps. When I run ethtool on the NIC, here is the output Settings for eth0: Supported ports: [ TP MII ] ...
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Linux interface RX Packet Dropped with LACP and not doing loadbalacing

OS: CentOS 6.6 / 64bit / Kernel 2.6.32-504.30.3.el6.x86_64 I have bond0 interface with following configuration. Ethernet Channel Bonding Driver: v3.6.0 (September 26, 2009) Bonding Mode: IEEE ...
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Ethernet with DHCP not working

I'm trying to get internet on my beaglebone black with ubuntu, but it won't work. My /etc/network/interfaces file has: auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp in it. Should I use static IP or something? ...
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Different behaviour over WIFI and LAN-Ethernet when connecting via VPN

I have some problems getting my internet connection working over the LAN, meanwhile over the WIFI, everything seems to work nicely with my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS machine. First thing I do is connecting to ...
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Delay after a MAC change

I am writing a script that will change my ethernet MAC address on a local network. It will work as follows: Initially eth0 will be brought down MAC will be changed using the ifconfig utility eth0 ...
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Ethernet USB dongle works then randomly drops until restart

I've been using xubuntu 14.04 as my daily driver for a while now, as I've been getting into web development. I'm using a dell ultrabook that has no ethernet port (XPS 12 9Q33), and so I have usb 2.0 ...
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Configure the network interface to send frames with 802.3 format on freebsd

Is it possible to configure my Freebsd (or Linux) so that all frames are sent in the 802.3 frame format (with the LLC part of 802.2) rather than Ethernet 2 frame format ? Thank you
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check tcp packets reception below tcpdump level

I am having an issue with my smartphone device and packets monitoring: I am trying to find a reason why I cannot establish a VPN connection via PPTP protocol. I have the following successful ...
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POE Connection Failure

I have 2 POE ports which are on different NICs. When I connect them together the ports' Ethernet does not come up. In other words, the associated "port status" register of those ports should turn to ...
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catch kernel panic log

My Mint Cinnamon system on Lenovo g565 keeps hanging every several hours. I think the problem may be somehow connected with network and desktop environment, because either plugging ethernet cable ...
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Ethernet only works when PC booted with cable plugged in

My Ethernet adapter is Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller (rev 06) and I'm using x64 Arch Linux, kernel 3.18.4. Connections are managed using ...
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Why do I have so many IPV6 addresses for a single ethernet card

Output of running ifconfig on my system is: eth3 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 44:8a:5b:93:34:25 inet addr:172.32.17.71 Bcast:172.32.17.255 Mask:255.255.255.0 inet6 addr: ...
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How can I debug traffic on a switched network with Wireshark?

I have an IP phone on my home network that I am trying to call using SIP from outside of my home network. I have port forwarding setup, but the phone is responding with a SIP 404 message. All the ...
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SOCAT / MINICOM “No such device or address”

I'm no Linux guru, however I've done quite a lot of research on Socat and I simply cannot create a device that Minicom can see. In this case, port 10001 is the port that a Black Box Ethernet to ...
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Setting up a 802.11s mesh network for mobile devices to communicate with a wired server

I'm in the process of developing an android app that maintains a device's connectivity to a linux-based WiFi mesh network, and periodically sends status information (GPS, battery life, etc.) to a ...
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Cannot connect to the Internet using a Realtek Lan RTL8105TA card

I'm new to both Elementary OS and Linux on the whole. I have made a LiveUsb to try it out before installing it on my notebook. Everything works fine except for the internet. I don't have WiFi, but a ...
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Why on my Linux PPPoE connection displays sometimes authentication failure?

Here is my log: Oct 18 09:51:52 -desktop pppd[2764]: Plugin rp-pppoe.so loaded. Oct 18 09:51:52 -desktop pppd[2766]: pppd 2.4.5 started by root, uid 0 Oct 18 09:51:52 -desktop pppd[2766]: PPP session ...
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BeagleBone Black doesn't connect via Ethernet on laptop

I have a BeagleBone Black board connected to my laptop with only a serial connection and the Ethernet cable, and powered by the 5mm jack. The serial connection works fine, I can login at any time, but ...
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Which filter configuration in kernel rate limit the outgoing packets to 1packet/sec?

Which net filter in kernel configuration other than iptables enable rate limiting on the outgoing packets on ethernet port?
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wpa_supplicant connection issue: iw dev wlan1 link shows connection, but network unreachable

I've been testing a Wifi card in my machine and I can't seem to get it to connect to my home router. The card is a ralink rt37, I compiled the modules that I needed into the kernel and downloaded a ...
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Can we Bring Up eth1 after removing e1000e modules?

I am trying to setup TCP in RTnet. I am not sure whether its possible. I read that RTnet is not supporting TCP. Is that so? So now I am trying to setup rteth0 as server and eth1 as client. To setup ...
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Super slow internet requests

My Internet connection seems to be extremely slow on loading pages, specifically (it appears) when the browser sends the request for the first time. It takes like 5-6 seconds just to send the request ...
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Identifying MaxSpeed of a Bonded Interface

I have configured Ethernet Bonding for our RHEL 6.2 Servers. Bonding is working fine but few confusion for me when I configured MRTG to monitor the bonded interface. MRTG is showing MaxSpeed of the ...
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Virtual Interface Not Showing up in ifconfig?

I am trying to create a virtual interface for the purpose of NameBased Virtual Hosting on my CentOS linux box; please find below is the devices' information:- DEVICE=eth0 BOOTPROTO=dhcp ...
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Unable to install Atheros AR8161 Ethernet controller driver for centOS 6

I've installed CentOS 6.3. However, eth0 does not show up on ifconfig. So I figured out that I need to install alx Ethernet driver from here. Since my internet is not working, as ethernet drivers are ...
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Why does eth0 only go up sometimes on boot?

I just installed Arch with Archboot. On boot, there's about 50% change of eth0 to go up. If it doesn't I'll have to reboot. What could cause this? If it goes up, dmesg contains: [ 7.9...] IPv6: ...
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Wlan0 Static Ip bridge

EDIT: Even taking br0 out, still cannot get a static IP connection. I had the following /etc/network/interfaces configuration and it was working auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface etho ...
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Would it be possible to not have the network link cycled on loading the kernel module?

Using some cheap hardware in a thin-client setup we use a diskless PXE booting a small Linux kernel. Currently, it takes a quite some time to boot it fully up and we're looking into some optimizations ...
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Configuring multiple static IP addresses for a disk image

Using Ubuntu 10.04 I'm using Clonezilla to create and install a customized image. I'd like to be able to set up multiple static IP addresses. For example, I'd like the first interface to have the IP ...
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Setting up Intel Giga PHY I217V on Debian 2.6.32 kernel

Trying to getting the Intel integrated network card driver (Giga PHY Intel I217V) working on Debian (kernel 2.6.32) but I'm having issues. I've downloaded the driver from the Intel website and ...