Subject: prob with ether setupo
To: None <>
From: Daniel Carosone <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/21/1995 21:53:00 writes:
 > Tried to set my machine up on an ethernet network at work.  Powered up,
 > typed "ifconfig ed2 inet" and then typed "route add default
 >".  I know those number are right.
 > The machine is a P5-90 with 8MB RAM and an SMC Ultra Elite card.  Can't
 > ping anything and soon after pinging, I get a kernel message something to
 > the effect "ed2: NIC memory corrupt.  invalid packet length 0".  I've never
 > seen an error like that - what would cause that?  How do I fix that?

I've seen this.

You have your ethercard conflicting with some other card, such as the
video card, or you have the machine's shadowing/caching on for that
area of memory.

Basically, you need to fiddle.