Subject: Re: fxp in IBM Netfinity 4000R not useable (device timeout, no
To: Curt Sampson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Timo Schoeler <email@example.com>
Date: 03/09/2006 16:10:40
Thus Curt Sampson <firstname.lastname@example.org> spake on Thu, 9 Mar 2006 16:30:08
> On Wed, 8 Mar 2006, Timo Schoeler wrote:
> > unfortunately, i discovered that when trying fetch the install sets
> > from ftp a device timeout for the ethernet interface occurs. even
> > worse: the switch (managed Nortel 450) says 'no link', as does the
> > LEDs on the machines back.
> Have you tried setting the media type explicitly with 'ifconfig
> media'? If you've got choices (e.g., 100base-TX and 10base-T) try
> them all.
> Curt Sampson <email@example.com> +81 90 7737 2974
> The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism
> by those who have not got it. --George Bernard Shaw
yes, i've tried it. i also used another switch (Cisco 1924) to make
sure, same phenomenon.
see my next mail...
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