Re: network install problems on 7200/90
Yes, I have had this problem. The short answer is: MACE is completely
broken in recent 2.2 and 2.4 kernels. It seems to be able to send 1-2
packets before failing with "lost a status word". These few initial
packets allow DHCP to work ok, while everything else fails.
I don't know how to fix it, although I remember using MACE on Linux
fine back in 1998 (don't ask me which kernel!), and NetBSD and Mac OS
Perhaps this will spark some discussion to the root cause, as I would
like to use Debian on my old 604-upgraded 7500!
On Sun, Mar 25, 2001 at 12:19:56AM +0100, Martin Hedenfalk wrote:
> Hi all!
> I'm trying to install Debian on my 7200/90. After getting a boot-floppy that
> recognized my keyboard (2.2.19, 2000-11-22), I was able to boot into the
> install program. Now I wan't to get the drivers/modules from the network.
> eth0 (MACE) is configured ok and the default route is ok, but I'm unable to
> ping anything except my own IP. And, yes, the cable is plugged in. Networking
> worked in MacOS.
> Has anyone had the same problem?
> thanks in advance / Martin
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