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How to test linux NAPI feature?

I am trying to test the NAPI functionalities on embedded linux environment. I used 'pktgen' to generate the large number of packets and tried to verify the interrupt count of my network interface at /...
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Cannot connect to the internet (even pinging my own router) on any distro

I always run Windows 10 (Ethernet and WiFi work fine) but I dual boot and changed my distro from Arch (~6 months ago) to Fedora (~3 months ago). Fedora used to connect sometimes and sometimes not. ...
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Packets not moving through linux ethernet bridge

I am trying to set up a debian 8.3 machine with eth0 and eth1 bridged, but I can't get packets to traverse the bridge. Currently, eth0 is connected to a LAN with many other hosts, including a DHCP ...
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Generate raw Ethernet frames with memory preloaded payloads at < 1 ms intervals

I am looking to generate raw Ethernet frames with payload that is preloaded into memory. The Ethernet frames (10-60 full frames) should be generated at 1 ms intervals with no exception. What would ...
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DHCP release and renew over SSH?

I am setting up a DHCP reservation for my Raspberry Pi B+ on the wired connection. It's in another room. After setting up the reservation, I told it to reboot, and it did not get the new reservation....
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unable to connect ethernet on manjaro linux

I am installed Manjaro Linux 15.09 which is based on Arch Linux, but Ethernet is not working, although WIFI is. How can I solve this problem? Information of my system: output of lspci Output of ...
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Boot blocked during 1min30sec because /etc/network/interfaces

With the following config (see config file below): if only ethernet cable is connected, it 100% works: I can quickly SSH the computer via eth0's IP, if both ethernet cable and wifi dongle are ...
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Possible to reserve a network interface for exclusive use?

Like the headline says: is this possible in Linux at all? How would one implement a completely silent packet sniffer? I would like to take the interface away and give it back to the OS at will, if ...
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Realtek 8160 not detected on LFS

I completed LFS and it boots but I'm not able to get the networking to work. When I do a ifconfig it list the lo that is the loopback network but doesn't detect eth0 and also says doesn't exist. If i ...
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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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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 boot....
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How to connect to device via SSH over direct ethernet connection

I have a device that I need to connect to over SSH. The device is connected to my workstation via a direct ethernet connection. I'm attempting to assign the connected device an IP address somehow that ...
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Can not reach internet through ethernet interface

Working with Debian 7.10, and wicd network manager, when ethernet cable is disconnected and reconnected again, network no longer works until device is rebooted (ethernet interface [eth0] is not able ...
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How to disable ethx device under /sys/class/net [closed]

I am looking for a way to disable/delete eth2 entry from /sys/class/net [root@test ~]# ls -l /sys/class/net/ total 0 lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 0 May 26 08:04 eth0 -> ../../devices/vif-0/net/eth0 ...
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unable to SSH to eth1 after bringing down eth0

I have a remote machine with 2 interfaces: eth0 and eth1. I am able to ssh using eth0 ip address as well as eth1 ip addr. However, things go strange once I bring down eth0 using the command ifdown ...
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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 (2016-01-...
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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 802....
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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 scenario:...
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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 ...