Originally Posted by tcruse
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.
[/var/log]: traceroute 192.168.1.76
traceroute to 192.168.1.76 (192.168.1.76), 30 hops max, 60 byte packets
1 iMac-0023____04EA.local (192.168.1.76) 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.