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Old 10-03-2012, 12:08   #10
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Originally Posted by tcruse View Post
Do a trace route and look at arp cache. Also turn off rip on the Linux box
OK, got back home and rebooted.

arp cache returns "no entry"

rip is not installed.

traceroute returns:

[/var/log]: traceroute
traceroute to (, 30 hops max, 60 byte packets
 1  iMac-0023____04EA.local (  0.281 ms  0.271 ms  0.264 ms
Does that help at all?

A FoaF network guru said he suspected an ARP flood or Broadcast storm caused by a faulty NIC on the server, but I'm still researching what that means.
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