Subject: Re: problems with built-in 3c905b on Dell Precision 410
To: Steve Bellovin <>
From: Nathan J. Williams <nathanw@MIT.EDU>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 09/10/2001 18:01:38
Steve Bellovin <> 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

        - Nathan