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Re: Ethernet not so good.

I've been playing with a similar config (same box, new Asante NIC,
2.2.10). My ping reports no packet loss (23 packet test), but 1.1 avg
time. I can ping just about anywhere inside our (iwu's) firewall which
eats ping packets for lunch. What I cannot seem to do is telnet/ftp out
or in (works fine under MacOS). I can (oddly) lynx to slashdot -- but not
always to other sites (even those inside the firewall). telnet/ftp seem to
connect but stall after connection (I looked at logs on the remote
machine to confirm). Here is a bit from my ifconfig output for eth0...

          inet addr:  Bcast:  Mask:
          RX packets:2847 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:129
          TX packets:2996 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          Interrupt:60 Memory:fd0d0000-fd0d4000 
So I have frame problems? Though, after a failed telnet the number
doesn't increase. Not finding anything in LNAG or similar I, too, am a bit


On Tue, 28 Dec 1999, bacterium wrote:

> I got an Asante Nubus ethernet card for my Quadra 840AV because the 
> built-in card is not supported. (I can't get over how backwards that is!) 
> The system detects the card now, but it functions really poorly. I know 
> that the card is fine, because I use it in MacOS mode also. This new card 
> is an improvement, because it is detected and I can ping myself 
> successfully now, but in pinging myself, I get an average time of about 0.9 
> ms (slow) and about 10% packet loss. Also, I still can't ping anything else 
> on my network. I am a total newbie user and probably just configured it wrong.

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