Subject: Re: Serious trouble with ep driver on 1.5 branch.
To: None <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/04/2000 17:27:19
On Wed, Oct 04, 2000 at 03:33:54PM +0200, Feico Dillema wrote:
> Hi,
> I very strange behaviour when trying to install and run
> NetBSD-1.5_ALPHA2 (and latest kernel on 1.5 branch) on an old
> 486 laptop. Initially I expected hardware trouble, but I think I
> reuled that one out (tried three different machines and three network
> cards. Also, installing with 1.4.2 bootfloppies goes just fine).
> The trouble is with the ep driver for 3c589 3Com PCMCIA ethernet cards
> (with pcic at isa). Driver configures ok, but ftp gets a troughput of
> about 7Kbs on a quiet 10Mbs ethernet. I cannot see anything straneg

Is it 10baseT ? maybe the boards configs full-duplex and the remote end
half-duplex (or the opposite) ?

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.