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macbook pro ethernet non-op in 10.5.2


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Mac Specs: 2008 and 2011 15" mbps, late 11 iMac, iPhone 4s, and too many ipods and other stuff

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My ethernet connection (en0) appears to have given up the proverbial ghost.

It can not obtain a valid DHCP address, my DHCP server is completely functional.
It can not connect when given a manual IP address.

I have booted off of the install CD and gone to utilities, at which point my ethernet adapter does get a valid DHCP issued IP, and can ping the world.

Is my only option at this point a reinstall of Leopard?


Edit, I've already reset the p-ram, and turned the if off and on repeatedly. This became an issue suddenly, this evening. The only system change was a safari update, but even my normally suspicious of system changes mind finds that one a stretch to have an impact.

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well, the fix was to trash /Library/Preferences and reboot.

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