The exact steps to set the card up in linux. (KMM79125C0KM)
Tue Dec 14 20:02:42 1999
On Tue, 14 Dec 1999, Thomas E. Dodd /CSDC wrote:
> To: NETGEAR Technical Support <email@example.com>
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com,
Please don't send messages to both linux-tulip and linux-tulip-bug.
> I still have a large discrepency in the TX and RX speeds.
> I get 800 KB/s+ for FTP transfers in to the box, but
> only 80 KB/s for FTP transfers from the box.
This is a symptom of a duplex mismatch.
> I constantly get messages like this from the driver when loaded
> with debug enabled:
> kernel: eth0: Oversized Ethernet frame spanned multiple buffers,
> status 7fff0200!
This is a another symptom of a duplex mismatch. This message is specific to
the Tulip, which gets slightly confused with out-of-window collisions.
> This machine is connected to a Sun machines running Solaris 2.6
> through a ... router.
The router is likely misconfigured. It should either negotiate duplex, or
stay at half duplex.
> I have tried your driver "tulip.c:v0.89K 8/8/98",
> the old kernel driver "tulip.c:v0.89H 5/23/98",
> the new kernel driver "tulip.c:v0.91g-ppc 7/16/99",
> and the new release driver "tulip.c:v0.91 4/14/99"
> all with the same results.
Because it's a user network configuration error...
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