Subject: Re: tlp0 -- doesn't work w/o eek windows
To: Eric d'Alibut <email@example.com>
From: Chavdar Ivanov <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/16/2007 14:02:29
On 16/09/2007, Eric d'Alibut <email@example.com> wrote:
> I continue to bang my head against this Dell whose 'native' OS is Home
> XP. I now have NetBSD-3.1 booting from the machine's second hard
I can't say much about 3.1; I have been running fairly recent -current
on all my NetBSD machines - generally with very good results - if one
is prepared to have very occasional hick-up.
> 1. The onboard nic is a tlp.
My HP laptop has a Broadcom, but...
> 2. It will not work with netbsd booted.
Mine works fine, as long as I turn off the machine after running XP,
i.e. warm reboot of NetBSD after XP results in similar behavior -
> 3. It runs fine with the windows OS booted.
Goes without saying, whatever "fine" means in this context ...
> 4. Same static ip data for both OS's.
Both static and DHCP.
> 5. If I boot from a NetBSD-3.1 release CD, sysinst cannot bring up a connection.
> 6. The second hard drive netbsd install now boots,
I have no problem booting it from any disk i.e. external USB - I have
a spare installation on one of these, as well as on a 4GB stick.
> but it cannot make
> the nic work DESPITE the fact that ifconfig says it is up and -- I
> think -- 'netstat -rn' says the routes are ok. Are they?
> Routing tables
> Destination Gateway Flags Refs Use Mtu Interface
> default 192.168.1.60 UGS 0 1 - tlp0
> 127/8 127.0.0.1 UGRS 0 0 33192 lo0
> 127.0.0.1 127.0.0.1 UH 1 0 33192 lo0
> 192.168.1/24 link#1 UC 1 0 - tlp0
> 192.168.1.60 link#1 UHLc 1 0 - tlp0
> Here's ifconfig -a
> tlp0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
> address: 00:08:a1:05:24:6b
> media: Ethernet autoselect (100baseTX full-duplex)
> status: active
> inet 192.168.1.80 netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast 192.168.1.255
> inet6 fe80::208:a1ff:fe05:246b%tlp0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x1
> lo0: flags=8009<UP,LOOPBACK,MULTICAST> mtu 33192
> inet 127.0.0.1 netmask 0xff000000
> inet6 ::1 prefixlen 128
> inet6 fe80::1%lo0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x2
> dmesg is attached.
> I'd love to get this thing working but it's driving me nuts. No
> piratical associations intended...
> Best as per usual,
> No no no, my fish's name is Eric, Eric the fish. He's an halibut. I am
> not a looney! Why should I be tarred with the epithet looney merely
> because I have a pet halibut?
Not much help, I guess, but try booting NetBSD from cold.