Subject: Re: weird network delays connecting to cable provider's servers...
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Greg Oster <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/27/1999 19:00:06
Jonathan Stone writes:
> In message <199904212249.IAA18609@wombat.cs.rmit.edu.au>
> Luke Mewburn writes:
> >so, after i discovered that my friend's 1.3.3/sparc box was ok,
> >i decided to test a few things myself. here's a summary
> > NetBSD-1.3.3/sparc with le0 good
> > NetBSD-1.3.3/i386 with we0 bad
> > NetBSD-current/i386 with we0 bad
> > NetBSD-current/i386 with ex0 good
> >we0 is either a SMC 8216 or 8013; I've tried both.
> >ex0 is a 3com 3c905.
Ok, I'm a happier camper now... I just picked up a 3Com 3C509B, and I have
*ZERO* connectivity problems when the 3Com is talking to the cablemodem...
Gottabe some weird interaction between ne2000's (and/or the NetBSD driver for
them) and cable modems...