[vortex-bug] network with 3C905B going down.

Bogdan Costescu Bogdan.Costescu@IWR.Uni-Heidelberg.De
Mon, 21 Aug 2000 21:16:27 +0200 (CEST)

On Mon, 21 Aug 2000, Guillaume Cardoner wrote:

> Hi all.
> I use an RH6.1 (2.2.12-32smp) with a 3c905B and I am experiencing some
> troubles.
> At startup, network is working fine.
> But after few hours, network is going down.
> No messages in messages or syslog.
> I need to execute a "network start" to make the network work again.
> I use the include 3c90x driver and only try to make it work at 10Mbps
> half-duplex.

I don't know of any included 3c90x driver... Maybe RH included the 3Com
driver in this 2.2.12-32 (which I haven't seen), like they did with
2.2.16-3. Try using the driver from www.uow.edu.au/~andrewm/linux/ or


Bogdan Costescu

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