Subject: prob with ether setupo
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Daniel Carosone <email@example.com.OZ.AU>
Date: 01/21/1995 21:53:00
> Tried to set my machine up on an ethernet network at work. Powered up,
> typed "ifconfig ed2 inet 126.96.36.199" and then typed "route add default
> 188.8.131.52". 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.