Re: eepro100 troubles

From: John J. LeMay Jr. (jlemay@njmc.com)
Date: Thu Jun 08 2000 - 19:10:41 EST


** Reply to message from Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> on Thu, 8 Jun 2000
20:44:21 +0100 (BST)

> What kernel revisions are those. Certainly there are eepro100 problems
> before 2.2.15. There is also a problem with certain eepro100 setups and
> MII polarity switching according to what info we can get out of intel
> (which on the eepro100 isnt that easy)
>

That may be an explanation. Mandrake 6.1 is 2.2.13pre-something and 7.0 is
2.2.14. I have a new machine here to replace the 7.0 box. If I *ever* get the
SCSI cable and terminator I'm waiting for I plan to install 7.1 which I believe
is 2.2.15. Of course, the 7.0 box was 6.1 for a while and I don't recall having
this problem there.

John LeMay Jr.
Senior Enterprise Consultant
NJMC, LLC.

Mandrake Linux 7.0 (2.2.14) / Polarbar Mailer 1.16c
JDK 1.1.8 IBM build l118-20000515
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