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Date:      Tue, 16 Nov 2004 20:08:52 +1030
From:      "Daniel O'Connor" <>
To:        Tomek Tylec <>
Subject:   Re: VIA Rhine II network card
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <1100595150.614.6.camel@agape>
References:  <000201c4cb88$03b76d40$e001a8c0@p4> <> <1100595150.614.6.camel@agape>

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On Tue, 16 Nov 2004 19:22, Tomek Tylec wrote:
> > I've found vr(4) devices (which are very common in Via chipset
> > motherboards) don't like talking to some switches and I need to force
> > half duplex then unplug and replug the cable :(
> I've tried all possible combinations with media and mediaopts, and I get
> nothing. When I try to set half-duplex it doesn't work at all.
> I didn't mentioned before that under FreeBSD 4.10 everything worked
> fine.

Hmm, I'm not sure what changed sorry - perhaps you could look for changes i=
the code by using

> I found also some interesting (but not clear for me) behaviour of ping:
> $ ping
> [cut few lines]
> 64 bytes from icmp_seq=3D5 ttl=3D64 time=3D0.311 ms
> 64 bytes from icmp_seq=3D6 ttl=3D64 time=3D0.944 ms
> 92 bytes from Redirect Host(New addr:
> Vr HL TOS  Len   ID Flg  off TTL Pro  cks      Src      Dst
>  4  5  00 0054 0105   0 0000  40  01 8a7d
> 64 bytes from icmp_seq=3D7 ttl=3D64 time=3D0.314 ms
> 64 bytes from icmp_seq=3D8 ttl=3D64 time=3D0.288 ms
> I'm not local network, my IP is, is my
> gateway.

Strange.. never seen that before - what OS runs on the gateway?

Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
for Genesis Software -
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