Subject: Re: Serious trouble with ep driver on 1.5 branch.
To: None <>
From: Feico Dillema <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/05/2000 00:33:29
On Wed, Oct 04, 2000 at 05:27:19PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> 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) ?
Yes, 10baseT. Hmmm, assumed that to be ok as one of the cards I used
had worked fine previously in my thinkpad. Will check tomorrow to be
sure, you never know. Still, it doesn't explain the page fault panics
but that might be another problem then. Thanks for the hint, I should
have checked that better first.