Subject: Re: DE500-B Ethernet Card
To: Martin Grossman <grossman@BBN.COM>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 10/08/1998 13:25:49
At 01:02 PM 10/8/98 , Martin Grossman wrote:
>Does NetBSD (current or old) support the new B rev of this card?

Yes it does.

>We have many rev A's running at 10 and 100 in our lab on PC164LX
>motherboards (SRM versions 5.1) with NetBSD 1.2G (approx Nov '97 version).
>One of our customers in japan can no longer get rev A!  They are getting
>a new rev B.  Many times, they unplug the twisted pair cable from the board,
>and when the cable is re-inserted, the system crashes.

That has never happened to me.

>PS I have not found out yet if its trapping, or panicing.

I would be interested in know which is happening.
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