What does mii-tool show before you lose the connection?
Try mii-diag (mii-tool is a cut down version of mi-diag), which can be
downloaded from http://www.scyld.com/diag/. You'll need mii-diag.c and
libmii.c to complie.
> I ran mii-tool before and after it stopped shipping traffic, same result for both scenarios
> -> eth0: autonegotiation failed, link ok
>> It seems to crap out after about a 20Mb transfer, could it be a transfer limit somewhere, but if so,
> how does that explain the link going down for other programs that use the connection.
Try using a different port on the hub. Might be that your port is dodgy, or
the cat5. After that try borrow another pcmcia nic and see if that makes a
difference. Something might be causing the card to re-negotiate. Watch the
link lights on the hub and nic.
Dave Hickey david.hickey at esat.net
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