Subject: Re: Serious trouble with ep driver on 1.5 branch.
To: None <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/05/2000 16:55:59
On Thu, Oct 05, 2000 at 03:55:40PM +0200, Feico Dillema wrote:
> AFAIKS both ends configure as half-duplex as they should. Also tried a
> more high-end switch to rule out buffering problems between 100baseT
> and 10baseT ports. What stuns me is that these network cards work just
> fine in my thinkpad (attached to the same switch). Also, NetBSD-1.4.2
> works just fine.
> The link light goes out after receipt of a burst (of about 17Kbs) of
> packets (it's not an activity light). Each time a few secs before the link
> goes down, filesystem activity stops (I ran a `ls -R /` in the
> background while trying to do an ftp to test this) and continues after
> the link light blinked.
> I'm clueless. Any ideas?

Does netstat -i show any errors ?
Also look at the switch end if possible.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.