Subject: Re: de0 problems
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: maximum entropy <email@example.com>
Date: 11/26/1998 10:13:26
>Date: Thu, 26 Nov 1998 12:25:23 +1100
>From: matthew green <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> 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.