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Date:      Wed, 03 May 1995 14:41:22 -0600
From:      netmgr02@CBE.AB.CA (Glen Larwill)
To:        "Justin T. Gibbs" <gibbs@estienne.CS.Berkeley.EDU>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: 3c509 question.
Message-ID:  <01HQ2J3U4PRM9BW2VW@CBE.AB.CA>

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>>Hi folks.  This may be a faq, but i didn't find in it the faq. :)
>>
>>After venturing away from the 386/Net/FreeBSD scene for a while (i ran
>>386bsd-0.1 and NetBSD-0.8 when they first came out....Yoweee) I've 
>>got FreeBSD-2.0RELEASE running on my machine.  I just got the bindist
>>installed, and it boots fine.  The problem is that i can't get the
>>ethernet interface (a 3c509, ep0) to come up.  The 3c509 i've got is a
>>combo card (BNC, AUI, and TP connectors).  I'm using the TP interface.  It
>>
>>Is there some flag i need to pass to ifconfig to make it use the TP
>>interface?  if so, what's the syntax? 
>
>Yes, "link2".  You should add it to the end of the ifconfig line in 
>/etc/hostname.ep0.
>
>>Thanx for any help!  
>>
>>...alex...
>
>--
>Justin T. Gibbs
>==============================================
>TCS Instructional Group - Programmer/Analyst 1
>  Cory | Po | Danube | Volga | Parker | Torus
>==============================================

Justin,

I am experiencing the same problem with the same setup as Alex.  I have the
"link2" at the end of the line in /etc/hostname.ep0.  This 3c509 card will
work on the AUI port, but the 10T port doesn't work.  As Alex mentioned,
both ports work fine  running under DOS.  The boot process does seem to
detect that the card is using the 10T port

Do you (or anyone else on this list) have any other suggestions?

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