Subject: Re: problems with built-in 3c905b on Dell Precision 410
To: Nathan J. Williams <nathanw@MIT.EDU>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 09/10/2001 19:10:54
In message <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Nathan J. William
>Steve Bellovin <email@example.com> 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
Yup, that sure sounds like what I'm seeing. Now to figure out how to
build new boot floppies...
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.research.att.com/~smb