Subject: Re: Upgrade snag with tlp0 in Alpha PWS 433
To: Michael Kukat <email@example.com>
From: Rhialto <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/29/2004 18:44:01
On Wed 29 Dec 2004 at 18:18:00 +0100, Michael Kukat wrote:
> tlp0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
> address: 00:00:f8:75:48:2b
> media: Ethernet autoselect instance 1 (none)
> status: active
> inet 192.168.177.162 netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast 192.168.177.255
> inet6 fe80::200:f8ff:fe75:482b%tlp0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x1
> Hm. I also got (none) here, but i'm currently writing these lines via exactly
> this link. Maybe there is something broken in PHY programming. Did you try if
> you have link or did you just believe what ifconfig tells you?
I did try it, in most cases, I think... I had a continuous ping running.
Usually I got "status: no carrier", in some cases I didn't get that line
at all until I tried to access something through the interface before it
became "no carrier".
To be sure, I just checked autoselect again:
$ sudo ifconfig tlp0 media autoselect
increased mask to 0xffffffff (my kernel hack)
$ ifconfig tlp0
tlp0: flags=8b43<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,PROMISC,ALLMULTI,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
media: Ethernet autoselect instance 1 (none)
status: no carrier
$ ping 192.168.0.1
PING modem.adsl.falu.nl (192.168.0.1): 56 data bytes
----modem.adsl.falu.nl PING Statistics----
5 packets transmitted, 0 packets received, 100.0% packet loss
> It's definitely something to have a look into, but maybe it "just works" for
> you also.
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