[tulip] problems with cabletype detection

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Sat Oct 5 11:49:02 2002

On Sat, 5 Oct 2002, morbidmind wrote:

> i have a adaptec ana6911a/tx, i modprobe tulip, ifconfig eth0 up does
> well, but pinging anyone doesnt give any response. i am not able to
> give detailed logs, sorry.

We must know the driver version number and detection message.

> my network adapter is connected via a
> twisted-pair cable to a 10/100Mbit-switch. the cable is a little bit
> scratched. under win nt 4 my adapter works well with 10MBit
> full-duplex with full speed, but with 100MBit full & half-duplex i get
> only minimal throughput. only about 10 byte / sec...

You should get a better cable before attempting further debugging.

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