Re: 3c90x woes
"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>
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