[tulip] KNE111TX arp problems

Tom Huckstep tom@redant.freeserve.co.uk
Sat, 21 Jul 2001 14:55:11 +0100 (BST)

Donald Becker writes:
 > On Sat, 21 Jul 2001, Tom Huckstep wrote:
 > > I have two computers linked with a crossover cable between two
 > > KNE111TX NICs.  henry is my main workstation, and maxwell is a old
 > > system that I don't always have turned on.
 > > 
 > > After system boot everything is OK, and the network connection is
 > > fine.  Often though, if I do an ifup eth0; ifdown eth0 on either
 > > system the connection is broken, because one system or other cannot
 > > find the hardware address of the other card. e.g.:
 > What is the detection message, including driver version number?

tulip.c:v0.91g-ppc 7/16/99 becker@cesdis.gsfc.nasa.gov
eth0: Lite-On PNIC-II rev 37 at 0xdc00, 00:C0:F0:7A:28:A4, IRQ 11.

on henry (2.2.17) with tulip.o as a module.

Linux Tulip driver version 0.9.15-pre2 (May 16, 2001)
eth0: Lite-On PNIC-II rev 37 at 0x6100, 00:C0:F0:7A:08:A6, IRQ 9.

on maxwell (2.4.5) with tulip compiled in.