Subject: Re: ftp problems w/miniroot
To: Gordon Zaft <email@example.com>
From: Dave McGuire <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/10/1997 15:48:35
On August 10, you wrote:
> When I PING the VAX I don't get anything (not surprising, I assume
> the miniroot doesn't have that functionality built in to respond) but I
> do see a blip on the activity light for the PC, so I'm assuming the hardware
> is okay. When I attempt to FTP to the PC I get a blip on the activity light
> for the VAX port on the hub, so I am assuming that the hardware there is
> okay too.
ICMP_ECHOREPLY stuff is built into the kernel...it should respond to
pings just fine. I would suspect your DEQNA or cabling is
misbehaving. Remember that a link light on a 10baseT hub only
indicates continuity in one direction.
> Any ideas what my problem might be? And as an aside, I've tried it
> with SQE both on and off on the VAX 10BaseT transceiver. Which is correct?
SQE should be off.