Subject: Re: problems with built-in 3c905b on Dell Precision 410
To: Steve Bellovin <email@example.com>
From: Nathan J. Williams <nathanw@MIT.EDU>
Date: 09/10/2001 18:01:38
Steve Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I'm trying to install NetBSD-current on a Dell Precision 410. This
> machine had been running BSD/OS, so I know that the network hardware
> works. When I boot the machine (using the 1.5X install floppies), the
> appropriate green lights are on for the Ethernet cable. ifconfig shows
> that all is normal; it even says that the interface is autoselected
> Any suggestions?
See the patch in PR#11925 (the problem is also reported in PR#10289).
I'm not sure why the solution discussed in that PR hasn't happened,
though, and I no longer have any of the relevant hardware to test