Subject: Re: sometimes network
To: George Sollish <>
From: Steven Grunza <>
List: port-i386
Date: 01/14/2000 10:38:19
My 3C905 gets confused during warm-boots from Windows98 to NetBSD; it has 
something to do with the power state Windows puts the card into.  If you 
turn off system power and then boot into NetBSD, does that make a difference?

At 09:33 AM 1/14/00 -0500, George Sollish wrote:

>I'm not quite sure where to start on this one.  I am converting a RH6.0
>box with a functioning 3c509 card over to 1.4.1.  Right now it dual boots
>to both from LILO.  Perhaps 60% of the time, when I boot 1.4.1 ifconfig -a
>reports the ep0 interface up but the network remains down (ping any local
>box returns "host down").  If I reboot the box it usually functions
>correctly.  Is this a LILO quirk which will go away when I replace LILO
>with our boot selector, or should I be looking elsewhere (inside 1.4.1).
>The box is an old i586 w/ 16meg RAM.
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