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Re: ruffian ether problems

Ron Farrer <rbf@farrer.net> writes:

> Goswin Brederlow (goswin.brederlow@student.uni-tuebingen.de) wrote:
> > Build the driver as module and then rmmod/insmod it and ping about 60
> > pings. If that doesn't work, start again.
> > Normaly it works after a few pings after reloading the module.
> Which driver: tulip, old_tulip, or de4x5?

New tulip I believe.

> > Also changing the hub/switch/nic connected to it can work wonders. It
> > seems that with some hardware it doesn't work at all, some detect the
> > wrong mode, some just work fine.
> I have tried two different hubs and two different cables. It doesn't
> light the "link activity" on the hub, so it's not getting that far... :(

Once you reach the hup your fine. You might have a look into the
source to see if you can hardcode the speed to 10MBit, might help.


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