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Old 10-04-2012, 20:39   #15
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Originally Posted by Bushflyr View Post
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.
I've seen bad NIC's cause broadcast storms. A dead giveaway of that is if the lights on the card or the switch port it's plugged into are constantly blinking.

Usually after a few minutes of that the nic will shut down and a power cycle clears it's cache and the whole mess starts over again.

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