Subject: Re: Qube2 + 3Com NIC
To: NetBSD Cobalt list <>
From: Matt Dainty <>
List: port-cobalt
Date: 10/30/2005 23:52:01
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On Sat, 2005-10-29 at 06:13 -0400, Francis Koclas wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been trying to use a 3Com 3c905C 10/100 card in my Qube2 without=20
> much luck.. the card works, but the speed is totally disastrous. Just a=20
> couple kilobytes/sec.. The Cat5e cable is fine, I've verified that.
> It gets recognized as:
> 3Com 3c905C-TX 10/100 Ethernet with mngmt (rev. 0x74)
> Broadcom 3c905C internal PHY, rev. 7
> Anyone has had any luck with these? The card works fine in another=20
> computer, and I especially like this particular model since it offloads=20
> the CPU quite a bit.

No. I tried a similar card in my Qube2 once and had the same problem.
Any reason why you're using that in preference to the Tulips? (They're
not exactly dumb NICs themselves)


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