Subject: Re: PWS NIC not working
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
From: Stuart Kreitman <skreitman@Legato.COM>
Date: 09/28/1999 09:51:31
Would someone with a working PWS please email me "ifconfig -a" output
and dmesg (or the NetBSD equivalent?). I'd prefer it from the floppy
but from a fully installed system would be ok too.
I noticed that lo0 is not RUNNING. does this matter?
Stuart Kreitman wrote:
> I am attempting an installation of 1.4.1 from the 2 floppy set.
> The machine is not lighting up the NIC. I can ping the NIC, I have a
> known good cable
> to the hub (10baseT only), the hub port light is on, but I can't ping
> beyond the NIC or
> ping in from another machine. From DU 4.0d, it worked (but that was a
> year ago)
> Any clues, things to try?
> Stuart Kreitman
> possible related problem is that I can't boot this far on the tga2
> graphics console,
> when the second floppy starts (or the first?) the screen loses its text
> mode and
> shows a pattern of wierd music notes and rectangular blocks
> all over the screen, they change when I hit <CR> a few times, then stop.
> The SRM says:
> ewa0_mode = twisted pair
> At boot, it says:
> de0: at pci0 dev 3 function 0
> de0: interrupting at dec550 irq 8
> de0: DEC21142 [10-100 Mb/s] pass 1.1
> de0: address 00:00:f8:75:37:c7
> de0: enabling 10baseT port
> utility->sh-> ifconfig -a sez:
> flags = 8c63 <UP, BROADCAST, NOTRAILERS, RUNNING, OACTIVE, SIMPLEX,
> address: ...
> media: Ethernet 10baseT
> status: active
> if I do "ifconfig de0 down; ifconfig de0 up" the flags change to:
> <UP, BROADCAST, NOTRAILERS, RUNNING, SIMPLEX, MULTICAST>