[SunHELP] What exactly does a "Link Failure" mean on startup (5.10 - 1/06 x86)

Adrian Florea Adrian.Florea at alcatel.ro
Tue Jan 31 01:42:50 CST 2006

Also I think this is a good place to search for info:


Adrian Florea wrote:

> Maybe you try to put interface  in direct link mode at boot.
> Look if you have a /etc/hostname.elxl0 --> then look in /etc/hosts for 
> that hostname (if you have an IP assigned is bad).
> In case of dhcp everything should be done via  /etc/dhcp.elxl0
> Adrian.
> Micah DesJardins wrote:
>> There is no built in NIC and the error messages specifies my "working"
>> interface (elxl0)
>> Like I said, I can do anything I want to with it in terms of
>> connectivity.  I could try a different cable, but I'm wondering why it
>> would work if there was truly a problem?
>> M
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