Subject: Re: le0: lost carrier?
To: Jorgen Pehrson <>
From: Reiner Buehl <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 08/21/1998 14:35:25
Jorgen Pehrson wrote:
> On Thu, 20 Aug 1998, Trevor Schroeder wrote:
> > I only get that if I remove the patch cord from my 10baseT tranceiver.
> > However, and I may be wrong (I can't check as my machine is aobut 110 miles
> > away right now), you may get it if you simply have the AUI port unterminated.
> >
> > You DEC should have come with an AUI terminator.
> The DECstation I have only has a BNC connector, no AUI. I wish it had
> an AUI though since the rest of the network is normal TP. To be able to
> hook up the pmax to the rest of the net I have a coax cable between the
> DECstation and a DECrepeater on which I have a transceiver. The coax cable
> is properly terminated with 50 ohms resistors at both ends. It could be
> that the repeater is messing things up, but since I see the exact same
> behaviour on my hp300 I'm not so sure. And I might add that the two
> machines are not on the same physical network.
> I've since upgraded the hp300 to netbsd 1.3.2 but it's still the same.
> > might try, if you can, isolating these guys on the other side of a
> > router or swtich.  It sounds like they're just getting hammered by traffic and
> > can't keep up, but that's just a hypothesis.
> I've tested to put only two machines on a hub all by themselves. (the hp
> and a netbsd i386). Still the same. When I, for example, move a file with
> ftp between them I get the "le0: lost carrier" every half a second or so.
> Does the hp300 port and the pmax port share the same Lance ethernet
> drivers?
> Am I the only one with these problems? Cause if I am, then I'm probably
> doing something wrong.. (Can't think of what, though..)
> --
> Jorgen Pehrson                  HP 9000/380 (NetBSD/hp300 1.3)
>            DECstation 5000/200 (NetBSD/pmax 1.3)
> PDP11/83 (2.11BSD) VAX2000 (NetBSD/vax)


MfG Reiner.

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