I've been wrestling with a strange networking
problem. Here's what happens:
Accessing anything from my machine (R.H. 6.0, 3com
Etherlink XL PCI), works without a hitch.
However, if my machine is not engaged in any
network activity for around 30 minutes, then it
becomes inaccessible from anywhere else. The
instant I ping some other machine from my machine,
my machine becomes accessible again. But if I
don't do anything network related for around 30
minutes, my machine becomes inaccessible again.
It has nothing to do with power management, and
I've made sure that my ethernet module is not
being unloaded. Also, ifconfig shows the
interface up and active.
I've scoured the net, and have found a few people
with similar symptoms, but I've never seen a
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