Subject: Re: de0 problems
To: None <>
From: maximum entropy <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/26/1998 10:13:26
>Date: Thu, 26 Nov 1998 12:25:23 +1100
>From: matthew green <>
>   	Tried both a 1.3.2 boot floppy, and the 1.3H snapshot.
>   	It sees the card, I can iconfig it up, but I can't ping any other
>   	hosts (no data seen on network), and other hosts cannot ping it.
>   	Does anyone have any ideas on this - card functions perfectly
>   	under another OS in same machine (nextstep in this case)
>i tried putting a de card in my 486/66, and i had the same problem.
>the card probed and configured fine, but i never saw any packets from
>it or did it see any packets.  actually, two different cards, that
>had been working in an i386 (NT) and an alpha (DUh)..

I've seen something similar with a PCI de450 card.  The card started
working properly when I went into the BIOS config screen, and set the
slot the card is in to "Master Enable".  I don't know what that means,
but the card hasn't given me any trouble under NetBSD since then...

entropy -- it's not just a good idea, it's the second law.