3c905 with new kernels wont load certain web sites...
Wed Jun 16 11:31:08 1999
No, its not name resolution. I can ping "metalab.unc.edu" and a
lot of other sites work fine. Also, I can get all sites to work when I
use PPP w/ my modem. That makes me think theres something wrong with the
network card setup/driver.
On Tue, 15 Jun 1999, Shon Martin wrote:
> My first thought is name resolution. Find out the ip address of
> the metalab site, or others, and see if that works. If so, there is your
> I had a prof here who once installed some shareware something or
> another on a win95 machine. Wouldn't connect to very specific sites. Took
> me ages to fix it. Turns out the shareware installed a hosts file, with
> outdated addresses.
> I'd check the /etc/resolv.conf file, /etc/hosts, and anything else
> related to resolving. The long hanging usually tells me its a resolver
> On Mon, 14 Jun 1999, Austen McDonald wrote:
> > Date: Mon, 14 Jun 1999 17:13:01 -0400
> > From: Austen McDonald <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > To: email@example.com
> > Subject: 3c905 with new kernels wont load certain web sites...
> > Strange problem: I have a 3c905 (not B) and just installed Red Hat 6
> > (kernel version 2.2.5 rel 15). Im running the newest (stable) version
> > of 3c59x (version 99Kb). And for some reason my machine refuses to
> > communicate with certain web sites (one of which is metalab.unc.edu just
> > for an example). It wont give me any errors just sit there in the
> > browser or FTP session or whatever Im running. Many other sites work
> > fine but some just dont seem to work at all.
> > I had this problem earlier with the same card when I tried to upgrade
> > my kernel - my solution was just not to upgrade (that was from 2.0.34 to
> > anything higher). However, I blamed this functionality (unwisely) on
> > the kernel being a development one. Well, Im not going back now and
> > would like to fix whatever problem this is.
> > Its not a problem with my internet settings - PPP works fine. It works
> > fine in Win98. Ive tried flipping full duplex (both using the
> > 3c90xcfg.exe and the full_duplex option) on and off but that didnt
> > affect the problem. Ive reinstalled the driver many times but that
> > didnt work. All Im running as daemons are network, xfs, gpm, lpd,
> > syslog, and sound.
> > If anyone can help Id appreciate it...
> > --
> > Austen "Danger Powers" McDonald
> > firstname.lastname@example.org
> > email@example.com
> > I'm only attending school until it becomes available on CD-ROM.
> > -Anonymous 6th grade student
> > Gather up your pity and turn it into ambition, now put your vehicle in
> > drive
> > and stop by my side.
> > -Coolio