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Re: SS20 won't talk to my hub

On Monday 22 Mar 2004 10:01, debian-sparc@nville.co.uk wrote:
> Hi All,
> New to linux on sparc, but I have had a good search and can't find an
> answer to a little problem I've run into...
> When plugged into my (cheap, 100/10Mb) hub, my SS20 refuses to be reached.
> It can't be pinged or otherwise contacted, despite the link light being on.
> It does talk to my other machines when directly connected with a cross-over
> cable however.
> >From what I've read already, I think my hub isn't negotiating properly
> > with
> the lance ethernet device.

If it's a cheap hub, it's quite possible that the hub doesn't support 10Mbit/s 
at half-duplex, or it breaks the auto-negotiation standards in some way.

I suggest that you try and borrow another hub if you can and see if that 

David Johnson

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