Subject: Re: fxp0 nic and the 82562
To: Mark Randelhoff <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Felix Deichmann <email@example.com>
Date: 07/07/2004 16:27:27
Mark Randelhoff wrote:
> I had a preinstalled NetBSD 1.6.2_Stable drive which I used to boot the
> motherboard. On the first boot there was a warning regarding the EEPROM
> and an instruction to reset the system before using the nic.
> On the second boot the same warning appeared but the mac address was set
> from what looks a valid address to all 0xF's.
> The two boot excerpts shown below are from exactly the same machine -
> the second boot following the first by about 5 minutes.
Search http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-i386/2004/04/ for "NetBSD
ruined my NIC??"
Quite a long thread, but there is some kind of fix/repair mentioned for
your (probably) damaged EEPROM.