Subject: Re: Weird Error Message on AXPpci33; Probs with ethernet.
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Ari Rubenstein <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 08/04/1997 16:55:59
On Mon, 4 Aug 1997, Jason Thorpe wrote:

> Ari - please run the following command:
> 	ifconfig -am

	address: 00:60:97:04:10e7
	meda: 100baseTX status: active
	supported media: 100baseTX
lo0: flags=8008<LOOPBACK,MULTICAST> mtu 32768


(this is when I bring it up single user, before trying to ifconfig it with
my IP)

> Also, please post the output of "dmesg" after a fresh boot.

ep0 at pci0 dev 8 function 0: 3com 3C905 Ethernet
ep0: MAC address 00:60:97:04:10:e7
ep0: 8KB word-wide FIFO, (undefined) Rx:Tx split, mii default mii
ep0: interupting at isa irq 5

Let me know if you want more... I was typing this out by hand while
looking at the VT100 next to me :-)

Just to reiterate, this card was working fine when running the April 23rd
snapshot, but the syntax for ifconfig'ing the ep interface seems to have
changed.  Or something... you folks have a far better idea whats going on
here than I do! :-)

-- Ari