> 2a. Slug Ethernet dead, but slug appears functional
> Posted by: "sdleander" sleander@... sdleander
> Date: Tue Mar 1, 2011 7:08 pm ((PST))
> All -
> I have been running unslung for a couple of weeks, and I was following the instructions on how to repair disk errors with fsck (boot times were 4-5 min) and somewhere along the line my Ethernet port died - no Ethernet LED and no access.
> I have tried another cable and port on my switch (no lights there either), tried booting with and without the external HD - it seems to go thru the motions (blinking ready/status, HD access, beeps) - but no Ethernet. It doesn't show up in upslug either (I can get it into upgrade mode).
> Any ideas? Or is it time to get to the serial port? Not sure it's worth the cost to build the TTL/3v3 converter...
I had _exactly_ the same around XMAS.
3 Times, each with nearly 2 weeks between.
Then I replaced the Power Supply.
It was gone weak after 3 years.