[eepro100] Intel 82562ET EEPRO/100 freezing problems

David Lambert dlambert@demo.legallock.com
Mon Jan 21 08:47:01 2002

I had exactly the same problems. Someone on this group earlier pointed me 
to a diagnostic at:


After running this and using it to set some bits in the EEPROM, I have had no 
problems at any speed.



On Monday 21 January 2002 06:25 am, Danilo Godec wrote:
> On Mon, 21 Jan 2002, Lucian Daniel Kafka wrote:
> > One problem is that I'm getting an eepro100: wait_for_cmd_done timeout!
> > error message, after which the ethernet interface becomes dead. The
> > second problem is that the server completely freezes (screen blank,
> > keyboard (even CAPS key) dead) - I can only reset/or switch it off. I'm
> > not sure if this second problem is related to the first one (they don't
> > necessarily happen at the same time).
> Do you have 10Mbps connection? This has ALWAYS happened to me with Intel
> motherboards using on-board LAN when I connected it to 10Mbps. So far, I
> have no solution.
> Check if you are connecting the LAN port to 10Mbps and then try (if you
> are and if you can) connecting it to 100Mbps.
>    D.
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