Subject: Re: fxp0 nic and the 82562
To: Felix Deichmann <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Mark Randelhoff <email@example.com>
Date: 07/07/2004 16:28:30
Thanks for your pointer ! Sorry I did not see it in the archive myself.
At 04:27 PM 7/7/04, Felix Deichmann wrote:
>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
>Quite a long thread, but there is some kind of fix/repair mentioned for
>your (probably) damaged EEPROM.