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NIC stopped, pcie_aspm=off

On some newer model Intel NICs they fall asleep at random when using Centos 6.X, or even other OS’s. To combat this, there is a simple addition to the grub.conf that will disable PCIe_ASPM. At the command line enter:

vi /etc/grub.conf
Once in the grub.conf file, insert this into the end of the kernel line:
pcie_aspm=off
It should then look like this:


Exit, save, and reboot for changes to take effect. To check that changes were indeed made, use the following:

dmesg|grep PCIe


It should return a PCIe Disabled message, confirming the changes were made successfully:

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