On Thursday 31 March 2005 12:41 pm, Chuck Robey wrote:
Are you sure the network card itself isn't hosed?
I had a cheapo network card that did something very similar. In
fact, I'm pretty sure it had a realtek chipset too (although I'm
not lifting a finger in their direction)... Worked fine, then
weird errors and *lights out*... Turned out to be the NIC itself
(why sometimes? who knows... temperature, defunct buffer