Subject: Re: DS5000/2x0 LANCE weirdness
To: None <>
From: Toru Nishimura <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 06/22/2001 09:30:09
> actually, i've got a tranceiver plugged right into the box with no drop cable.
> SQE was off.  odd, worked fine with my /260.  oh well, thanks for the tip,
> installing now. :)

DECstation's REX netboot is designed to mandate SQE enabled while NetBSD
LANCE driver does not check SQE.  Unless netboot is tried, user won't
notice SQE switch position.

Tohru Nishimura