[eepro100] problem with Debian woody freeze (possibly eepro 100 problem)

Danilo Godec danci@agenda.si
Thu Dec 27 02:55:00 2001

On Sat, 22 Dec 2001, Faheem Mitha wrote:

> when I try to run apt (apt-get whatever) which downloads files off the
> net, it works fine for a bit, but then comes to a grinding halt, and
> completely freezes the machine. After this not even the power button
> responds. The only way to restart the computer is to pull the power plug.
> Otherwise the machine seems quite stable, and at this point is has only a
> minimal installation configured. I don't have X or sound or any other
> devices connected.

Is your card connected to a 10Mbps or 100Mbps hub/switch? I had exactly
the same problem with all eepro100 cards/motherboards, but ONLY when
connected to 10Mbps stuff.