gigabit ethernet card problems - smc9462TX
azubrow at galton.uchicago.edu
Wed Mar 27 13:26:58 PST 2002
I'm a relative newbie to both linux and beowulf clusters. I am starting
up a small beowulf cluster. Until we get some more funding, I have two
dual processor computers connected with a crossover cable. I'm using the
ns83820 driver in the 2.4.17 kernel. I have not been able to get any real
connection between the two cards. Any suggestions would be greatly
Dual AMD MP 1800+, Tyan S2460 mother board, SMC9462TX ethernet cards
-crossover cable is good
-if connect (with crossover cable) one of the cards to another
(non-gigabit card), it recognizes and correctly auto negotiates to the new
-ping between two gigabit cards has 100% packet loss.
thanks for your help.
p.s. I know this may be a bit too hardware specific for this group, but I
thought that this group would have the most experience with gigabit cards.
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