3C905B problems

Keith Dart kdart@cisco.com
Tue Jul 21 10:11:51 1998

On Fri, 17 Jul 1998, Daniel Hamlin wrote:

> Sorry if this has already been answered, but I just found out about
> this list today and just now subscribed.  I am having problems getting 
> my 3C905B working under linux.  I am currently using the redhat 5.1
> distribution (I haven't been able to get the updates, yet).  I have tried the new 
> driver file .99D and .99E and have also tried the varesearch pre-patched kernel 
> version 2.0.34.  My 3C905B is detected correctly, and displays the correct 
> hardware address, however I can't ping anything on the network.  ifconfig 
> shows that everything is setup correctly.  I did notice that my routing table 
> displays the localnet and loopback and then just hangs.  My computer is a P2 
> 233 on an ASUS P2L97 Motherboard.  Does anyone have any ideas?  Thanks!

I have this exact same problem on all the machines I tried it on.
Everything looks good, but packets simply do not come out the interface.
My "solution" was simple to replace them with DEC tulip based cards. They
are better, anyway.

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