Subject: Single Floppy Install / ed2 ethernet config question
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: John D. Smerdon <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/25/1994 19:49:10
I grabbed the kernals & utilities from sun-lamp and the release files from
iastate (10/19 version) on Monday.  I followed the directions for a single
floppy install and it worked without any problems.

I seemed to be jumping around from one section of the INSTALL document to
another to get the installation done in the correct order.  It might help
to name and number the sections and then for each of the different
installation methods, list the order the different sections need to be

This was the first time I ever installed NetBSD-i386.  At home, I run

I do have one ethernet config question...

The PC is configured with a SMC Elite 16 UTP/AUI/BNC ethernet card.  I have
been unable to successfully use the card.  I haven't found that name on the
card, but that is what my LAN admin says it is.

Basically, what I see on the LAN analyzer is that ARP requests are sent out
and the ARP replies are sent back, but the NetBSD system sends out more ARP

I am using the UTP port on the card.  The Ipckts and Opckts keep
increasing.  The UTP port on the card was used the day before to load
DOS/Windows, so I think it is working OK.

Are there any differences between the kernal dated 10/23 and the remaining
distribution dated 10/19?

This message is displayed:
>ie0: unknown AT&T board type code 15
but the only card in the PC is the ethernet card.  It does have SCSI on the

The output of some commands are listed below.

Any pointers on things to read, commands to try, or whatever, are welcome.

ifconfig ed2:

	inet netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast

netstat -nr:

Routing tables

Destination      Gateway            Flags     Refs     Use  Interface
default       UGS         0        0  ed2          UH          1        0  lo0
192.63.145       link#1             UC          0        0  ed2     link#1             UHL         1        0  ed2          UGHS        1       24  lo0   link#1             UHL         1        5  ed2

netstat -in:

Name  Mtu   Network     Address            Ipkts Ierrs    Opkts Oerrs  Coll
ed2   1500  <Link>0.0.c0.91.78.47           1629     1       13     0     0
ed2   1500  192.63.145       1629     1       13     0     0
lo0   32768 <Link>                            24     0       24     0     0
lo0   32768 127             24     0       24     0     0
sl0*  296   <Link>                             0     0        0     0     0


NetBSD 1.0 (GENERICAHA) #3: Sun Oct 23 20:58:04 PDT 1994
CPU: i486DX (486-class CPU)
real mem  = 16384000
avail mem = 14344192
using 225 buffers containing 921600 bytes of memory
pc0 at isa0 port 0x60-0x6f irq 1: color
com0 at isa0 port 0x3f8-0x3ff irq 4: ns82450 or ns16450, no fifo
com1 at isa0 port 0x2f8-0x2ff irq 3: ns82450 or ns16450, no fifo
lpt0 at isa0 port 0x378-0x37f irq 7
fdc0 at isa0 port 0x3f0-0x3f7 irq 6 drq 2
fd0 at fdc0 drive 0: 1.44MB 80 cyl, 2 head, 18 sec
fd1 at fdc0 drive 1: 1.2MB 80 cyl, 2 head, 15 sec
aic0 at isa0 port 0x340-0x35f irq 11 drq 6
scsibus3 at aic0
aic0 targ 0 lun 0: <QUANTUM LP240S GM240S01X6.4 > SCSI2 direct fixed
sd0 at scsibus3: 234MB, 1818 cyl, 4 head, 65 sec, 512 bytes/sec
ed2 at isa0 port 0x300-0x31f iomem 0xcc000-0xcffff irq 10: address
00:00:c0:91:78:47, type WD8013EPC (16-bit) bnc
ie0: unknown AT&T board type code 15
npx0 at isa0 port 0xf0-0xff: using emulator
biomask 840 netmask 41a ttymask 1a
changing root device to sd0a

Thanks for any assistance!

John D. Smerdon; Plymouth, Michigan; Contents are my opinion.
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