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 From:  "Chris Buechler" <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Debugging link state change messages
 Date:  Wed, 29 Aug 2007 20:07:17 -0400
On 8/29/07, Lynn Grant <lgrant at adamscon dot com> wrote:
> My partner's M0n0wall, running 1.3b3 or 1.3b4 (tried it both ways) gets
> a series of messages in the log something like this:
>
> vr0: link state changed to DOWN
> vr0: link state changed to UP
> vr0: link state changed to DOWN
> vr0: link state changed to UP
>
> This goes on and on, sometimes multiple times per minute.  Can someone
> point me in the right direction for debugging this?  What causes the
> state to change?  Could external forces, like a bad switch cause this,
> or is this more likely to be internal to M0n0?
>

Likely one of four things - bad cable, bad NIC, bad switch port, or
driver bug. Try replacing the first three.

-Chris