Miguel Mendez wrote:
> And compiled a kernel modifying the NEWCARD template.  Everything works
> fine , except from time to time the network stops working. If I do a
> ifconfig rl0 down and then ifconfig rl0 up it starts working again. Any
> idea why is this happening? If I use the 16bit pcmcia nic this doesn't
> happen, and it also didn't happen when this computer was running NetBSD
> 1.5.2

You are using a realtek interface.  They are known to be
not very good.

You can work around it by setting a timer, and handling
the transmit and receive interrupts as people have been
discussing for the ep driver (I have several of these,
and they appear to work for me, if I do that).

-- Terry

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