Subject: Re: Odd ral(4) problem on NetBSD 4.0
To: David Brownlee <abs@NetBSD.org>
From: Stephen Borrill <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/17/2007 14:33:35
On Wed, 17 Oct 2007, David Brownlee wrote:
> 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
>> Any clues how to proceed?
> Probably irrelevant, but have you checked BIOS versions and
> settings, and installed memory?
Yes, yes and yes! All same BIOS version and RAM. No relevant BIOS settings
(it has onboard unsupported Broadcom wifi in MiniPCIe).