Subject: Re: Odd ral(4) problem on NetBSD 4.0
To: Stephen Borrill <email@example.com>
From: David Brownlee <abs@NetBSD.org>
Date: 10/17/2007 14:21:08
On Wed, 17 Oct 2007, Stephen Borrill wrote:
> I've been installing our stripped down NetBSD 4.0 based software on 15
> identical Dell Latitude 100L laptops with cardbus ral(4) cards. The customer
> is using 64-bit WEP. We are using the very latest netbsd-4 sources. On 13 of
> the 15, everything works fine; ral0 associates in about 5 seconds and
> dhclient runs fine. On the other 2, the network status eventually shows as
> active (after say 20 seconds), but dhclient doesn't get an address (and a
> manually configured address doesn't work). The BSSID and channel are found
> and correct. It's not a network card issue, I've tried swapping.
> Any clues how to proceed?
Probably irrelevant, but have you checked BIOS versions and
settings, and installed memory?
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