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Re: PWS600au network problems

On Wed, Feb 22, 2006 at 06:40:06PM +0100, Jarno Saarinen wrote:
> I have just installed Debian 3.1 (sarge) on my Digital Personal Workstation 
> 600au but I still have a (BIG) problem: I cannot make the network work.
> .....
> I suspect (but I do not know if I am correct) that the problem could
> be in the (integrated) ethernet card. It has both a BNC and a RJ45
> plug and I use the second one to connect to the LAN.

Since it has a BNC connector, it probably is the slow NIC, ie tulip
21040/21041 chipset. Those work better, IMHO, with the "de4x5" driver,
rather than the "dc2104x" driver. Try switching to "de4x5" and see if
it works any better.

Good luck.


Jay A Estabrook                            HPTC - XC I & B
Hewlett-Packard Company - ZKO1-3/D-B.8     (603) 884-0301
110 Spit Brook Road, Nashua NH 03062       Jay.Estabrook@hp.com

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