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Re: strange networking stack?
Eric Haszlakiewicz wrote:
strange, i had to reinstall netbsd because fujitsu scsi drive was
throwing errors on the console, i formatted
it with scsictl and it's good. the strange part is that the issue seems
to have diminished if it even exists
at all. i'm greatful for this and won't do anything but keep pondering
what it might have been.
On Mon, Nov 09, 2009 at 11:04:27AM -0500, Noah McNallie wrote:
Right, well I don't have a switch at this house to have such a
configuration with the laptop. The laptop has it's own wireless card and
I was simply using it as a way to describe how the laptop running
opensolaris was capable with this bridge just fine. Though, the bridge
is the other way around.
<ultra 30> ----wired---- <bridge> - - - wifi - - - <linksys router>
hmm... without the capability to have an extra machine plugged in on
one side of the bridge or the other it's going to be a bit difficult
to figure out what's going on.
Just to throw an idea out there: I once had a somewhat similar setup, and
one of the things I had to work around was differing MTUs used by NetBSD
and what the "router" would let through. However, if you can't even ping
the router from the NetBSD machine then something else is going on.
I have ran tcpdump in the past, though can't currently as I have solaris
on the u30, I will work today on getting netbsd back on it. If I
remember correctly some strange packets passed by from the linksys (if
any) yet it did not respond or route any bridged packets from the u30.
I'm curious if it is a compatibility issue between netbsd and the
linksys router. I will update this once I have it available.
Does it work if you plug the ultra 30 directly into the linksys, bypassing
the wifi entirely?
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