3c905B card causes system to reboot
Wed Dec 2 00:24:13 1998
On Tue, 1 Dec 1998, Sean Garagan wrote:
> I just installed a 3c905B-TX card in my Linux system, and when I go to do a
> DHCP renewal on bootup, it causes the machine to reboot. It does the same
> thing in Windows, altho updating the BIOS and updating the driver from 3Com
> allows it to work (grudgingly.)
This is almost certainly a hardware problem, not a software problem.
> I have installed the latest 3c59x.c driver from Donald's web site but it
> still causes the reboot. The card will work for a little while if I set up
> my system with a static IP, but after about 2000 recv packets it crashes.
Crashes in what way? (I'm still certain that it's a hardware problem, but
it's useful when people specify what *exactly* went wrong, and what the
error messages report.)
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