Strange cutting out problem with tulip driver.

Donald Becker
Mon Nov 8 15:47:26 1999

On Tue, 9 Nov 1999, Eliot Muir wrote:

> I have a strange cutting out problem with my TCP/IP ethernet connection
> using the tulip driver.
> The behaviour is that I have to ping from the Linux box to the NT box to
> get the TCP/IP connection working.  Then everything works fine, I can use
> telnet, samba and ftp etc. etc. with no trouble.
> tulip.c:v0.91e 5/27/99
> eth0: ASIX AX88140 rev 16 at 0xd400, 00:80:AD:F0:21:23, IRQ 5.

You must update to the v0.91g driver, which has the setting needed to
allow the AX88140 to receive broadcast packets.

Donald Becker
Scyld Computing Corporation, and