Subject: Re: Problems with Intel i82550 Ethernet in a IBM Thinkpad T22
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Francisco Valladolid Hdez. <email@example.com>
Date: 04/11/2007 08:29:54
Which is the output for
$ ifconfig -a
IBM Thinpad T22 intel Piii laptops, and are using the
intel ethernet network chipset. fxp in netbsd has not
--- Tobias Nygren <tnn@NetBSD.org> wrote:
> 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?
> > Thank you very much! Bye!
> I have a T22. It uses the fxp(4) chip, not wm(4).
> I strongly suggest you check the cabling (and the
> I had problems very similar to what you describe.
> The solution was to
> take the machine apart and carefully re-melt the
> solder points on
> the RJ45 connector.
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