Subject: Re: Problems with Intel i82550 Ethernet in a IBM Thinkpad T22
To: Silas Justiniano <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 04/08/2007 13:39:57
On Sat, Apr 07, 2007 at 11:54:53PM -0300, Silas Justiniano wrote:
> Hello all!
> I'm having a few problems when I try to run NetBSD 3.1 in my T22
> laptop. It has a i82550 Ethernet that works fine when I use a
> crossover cable conected to another computer but when I connect it to
> a common hub (switch) using common cable, I can't ping other machine
> of the same network even if I configured my NIC correctly. The light
> of the hub of the port that the cable is connected to blinks non-stop.
> jakllsch, from #netbsd and #networking (on freenode), told me that the
> problem could be the wm driver and recommended me to download the
> newest kernel, but I'm already using 3.1. Should I try a bleeding-edge
> solution? Did this drive have updates?

You don't need the bleeding-edge, netbsd-3 got the fix pulled up.
Try a kernel from

Manuel Bouyer <>
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