[LRP] Dec Tulip based NICs
Brian D. Haymore
Mon Jul 26 20:58:24 1999
Use the de4x5 driver to get installed on, then update to a newer tulip
driver and life will be happy for you.....
Brian D. Haymore, Systems Administrator
Center for High Performance Computing
University of Utah
Phone: (801) 585-1755
On Mon, 26 Jul 1999, Tom Zacharoff wrote:
> I just bought two Kingston KNE100TX boards with the new 21143 chipset. They
> both don't work. I've tried to boot from a dos floppy to use Kinston's own
> "Qstart" dos based testing software they ship with it. The most basic test
> shows "No Link Pulse Detected". These are connected to a 3COM 4 port 10 base
> T hub. I called Kinston's tech support and they said lots of people are
> having problems with these newer boards. They are shipping me two cards
> based on the older 21140 chipset by Fedex Priority Overnight (P1).
> BTW I was just trying to get some good PCI NICs for an ip masquerading
> firewall based on the Linux Router Project. If I can't get their own dos
> based testing software to show a positive result... that's pretty bad.
> Kingston's kicking in with a quick RMA though. It remains to be seen how
> well this works out.
> Tom Zacharoff
> ESSCOR, Inc.
> System Administrator
> (619) 481-9126 x140