[eepro100] [Req. Help] Can "ping" within LAN, but can't do ...

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Wed, 15 Nov 2000 23:40:43 -0500 (EST)

On Thu, 16 Nov 2000, ??? wrote:

> I've checked several times about routing but it's not the source of problems.
> When I searched the contents of the eeprom there were 0xffff all around
> except the MAC address section.

This is bogus, and would explain the incorrect transceiver index of 31.

> After fiddling out some time with my board, I've changed the MAC itself to
> same value of stock NIC. 

How?  With the eepro100-diag program?  You shouldn't have done that unless
you knew how the EEPROM was erased.

> > > I used 82559ER for our custom Linux board project.

Oooohhhh.  It's a custom board!  You never programmed the EEPROM.
That explains your problem.

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