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  1. #1

    Locks up on "Shutting down interface eth0"

    Hello all,
    I just installed Mandrake 8.1 on my machine. I have a cable internet connection through a Netgear FA311 ethernet card. Everything in linux works fine, but when I shutdown it hangs on "Shutting Down Interface eth0". I have absolutely no idea what to do about this and would appreciate anyone's thoughts on this problem.

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    Mandrake 8.1?!?!? That distro is a museum piece...Do yourself a favor and grab the latest Distro off of Mandriva's servers....There's been a hell of a lot of changes since 8.1.
    The latest version should resolve your problem

  3. #3
    The reason I'm using 8.1 is because it is on an older machine and the partition size is 3.5 GB. I figured a higher version would run very slowly and need more disk space.

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    I went ahead and installed Mandrake 9.0. Not the latest by any stretch of the imagination, but it works on the limited partition size and solved my problem.

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