Subject: No packets come out of my 3c509
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Robert Manchek <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/02/1997 16:35:02
I've got a question about netbsd and my ether board if anyone can help...
I boot with the kcadp (1.2.1) and inst floppies, and I'm in single-user
mode. The kernel found my 3c509 (TPO) during probe. Now: I can
ifconfig ep0 up, and the machine can ping itself, but when I try to
ping something else, just on the local net, no packets come out (this
from watching the lights on the hub).
I realize there are other ways of continuing the installation, but I'm
just curious as I've seen this happen twice now with different
machines, 3c509s, etc. *Does* the kernel on the boot floppy have all
the drivers or do I need to install a real kernel before continuing?
Seems like if probe can identify it, the rest should work.
I found the DOS config util for the 3c509 and poked around with that,
turned off PnP, etc. No effect. This ether board and machine do work
fine w/ Linux and others.
I'd appreciate any hints. Thanks!
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