Re: Problems Farallon Fast Ether TX-10/100 (DEC 21143)
Jeff Blaufuss wrote:
> Andrew Sharp wrote:
> > Jeff Blaufuss wrote:
> > >
> > > I recently installed Debian 2.2 on my Powermac 4400, everything seems to
> > > have installed fine, but my ethernet card (a Farallon Fast Ether
> > > TX-10/100) won't work.
> > >
> > > Linux recognizes and configures it, but the link light won't even turn
> > > on. Is this card supported? Has anyone found a way to work around this
> > > problem?
> > >
> > > Here's what I know:
> > > It uses a DEC 21143 chip
> > > In NetBSD it uses the de driver
> > > The link light never turns on in Linux, it doesn't turn on in MacOS
> > > until the computer is fully booted.
> > > I have a PowerMac 4400
> > > I'm running the 2.2.19 kernel
> > > lspci says: 00.0d.0 Ethernet controller: Digital Equipment Corporation
> > > DECchip 21142/43 (rev 30)
> > >
> > > Any suggestions would be appreciated.
> > Did you load the tulip driver?
> > # modprobe tulip
> I ran "modprobe tulip" and it gave me this:
> modprobe: Can't locate module tulip
> > You said "linux recognizes and configures it" what did you mean by
> > that? what IP address did you give it? What does ifconfig say?
> It gets recognized in the boot messages, and ifconfig seems have gotten
> the info I gave during installation.
> This is ifconfig's output (there may be typos):
> eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:00:C5:50:F0:F8
> inet addr:192.168.1.1 Bcast:192.168.1.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
> UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric: 1
> RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
> TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
> collisions:0 txqueuelen:100
> Interrupt:24 Base address:0x400
Maybe it's your cable or hub/switch? What happens when you ping