Diferent NIC didn't help.
Yeah we have used about 300 3c905's over the last couple of years
(labs for a university dept). Never had a problem
Must be something else, mem of MB i reckon.
Will change it and let you all know.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Hans-Peter Jansen" <email@example.com>
To: "David Shirley" <firstname.lastname@example.org>;
Sent: Thursday, March 13, 2003 1:52 AM
Subject: Re: Help, eth0: transmit timed out!
> On Wednesday 12 March 2003 15:41, David Shirley wrote:
> > Tried a different NIC, another 3c905c.
> ..and? I'm using this NIC family with this driver in all my diskless
> with kernels since 2.0.* up to 2.4.20, and I never experienced the problem
> you describe, so I would check for some hardware, bios, chipset, cable,
> or switch problem.
> From about 30 NICs currently in production for 6 month up to 5 years, I
> one failure (3c905b). I haven't found Don's driver failing since ages ;-),
> through the b versions created me some headaches for etherbooting and the
> newest 3c905cx-txm has a problem with software bootprom flashing :-(.
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