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Date:      Fri, 8 Sep 2000 21:19:06 -0400
From:      "David M. Plummer" <dplummer@cox.rr.com>
To:        <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Cc:        "'Jon Rust'" <jpr@vcnet.com>
Subject:   RE: LNE100TX no longer supported by dc?
Message-ID:  <000001c019fb$f372b300$0201a8c0@wdmp>
In-Reply-To: <20000908175243.A29153@mail.vcnet.com>

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It may just be certain versions of the LNE100TX that are problematic. I am
running 4.1-STABLE on a box with an LNE100TX as its external interface, dc0.
There are at least three incarnations of the LNE100TX.

Dave Plummer

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG]On Behalf Of Jon Rust
> Sent: Friday, September 08, 2000 08:53 PM
> To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
> Subject: LNE100TX no longer supported by dc?
>
>
> Performed an upgrade from 3.4s to 4.1s today. Upon restarting when all
> was said and done, it detects my LNE100TX cards correctly as
> dc, but it
> shows NO CARRIER. After mucho trouble shooting, I've found that the
> cards work with 4.0r systems, and even some earlier 4.0s systems, but
> starting with 4.1R, and maybe earlier, dc stopped working with LinkSys
> LNE100TX cards. Booting off the release CDs also confirms it. (4.0r
> works fine, 4.1r does not... across multiple systems including Athlon,
> single PIII and dual PII.)
>
> Just a heads-up for anyone else. Fortunately, I had extra cards of
> another brand laying around.
>
> jon
>
> PS - The upgrade was smooooth. Followed the directions in
> /usr/src/UPDATING and everything (save the ether cards) turned out
> cherry. On a dual Pii 333 system, it took about 30 minutes of
> downtime.
> (Including some bonehead moves by me that cost prolly 10 minutes.)
>
>           FreeBSD rocks baby!!!!!
>
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