Subject: Re: boot26 on R260
To: Peter Teichmann <>
From: Ben Harris <>
List: port-acorn26
Date: 02/10/2005 11:07:13
On Wed, 9 Feb 2005, Peter Teichmann wrote:

> Extremely strange, but suddenly the NetBSD 1.6.2 installation kernel
> discoveres the Ether1. I changed nothing, and do not know what the difference
> is. But after configuring the interface it says "no carrier", and the card
> does not work properly in RISC OS either. I am using the AUI port with a
> 10base2 transceiver. If I ping from elsewhere to the R260, I can see the
> "receive" LED on the transceiver blink (ok that does not say anything about
> that the R260's IP is known in the network). If I ping from the R260 to
> elsewhere, the "transmit" LED does not blink. Can it be that I need to tell
> the Ether1 to use the AUI port?

If you haven't done so then yes, you do.  According to ei(4), you want to 
change LK3--LK8 and LK10 on the Ether1.  The instructions that come with 
the Ether1 give more details.

Ben Harris                                                   <>
Portmaster, NetBSD/acorn26           <URL:>