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Re: 3c90x woes

Thanks guys...

"W. Paul Mills" wrote:

> Peter S Galbraith <GalbraithP@dfo-mpo.gc.ca> wrote:
> :                           I got the 3Com 3C905C-TXM last week in
> : a new Dell computer.  
> :> The 3c59x module that comes with the standard kernel did not do
> :> 100mbit/s full duplex connections for me. 3Coms own 3c90x
> :> module does, so I believe it to be better :)
> : How does one find out?
> The easy way is to look at the lights on your network hub/switch.

Which made me think...  There's a light indicator on the card
next to the cable connector.  It shows 100.

However, I see this occasionally in /var/log/debug :

  eth0: Transmit error, Tx status register 82.

Anything to worry about?

Thanks for the help!
Peter Galbraith, research scientist          <GalbraithP@dfo-mpo.gc.ca>
Maurice Lamontagne Institute, Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada
P.O. Box 1000, Mont-Joli Qc, G5H 3Z4 Canada. 418-775-0852 FAX: 775-0546
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