Oops. that should have read /sbin/ifconfig not /usr/sbin/ifconfig. Sorry any confusion
On Wed, 3 Sep 2003 09:00:43 -0400
Val Smith <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Rather odd. I ONLY use 3c90x NICS on all my machines (FBSD 5.x included) and they
> work great.
> What output do you get from running /usr/sbin/ifconfig at the command prompt?
> You didn't specify whether you were running the GENERIC kernel but I assume this is
> so. When you installed (assuming you did so through CD-based sysinstall), did you by
> chance skip the chance to set up network interfaces? If so you can either run
> sysinstall again (don't need to reinstall the whole system, just choose to set up
> networking from main menu) or you can do it manually by adding one of these to your
> if using dhcp:
> if using manual addressing:
> ifconfig_xl0="inet <your ip address> netmask <your netmask>"
> defaultrouter="<ip address of gateway>"
> Hope this helps,
> On Wed, 3 Sep 2003 20:48:09 +0900
> "Steiger, N. Wilson, (GS-12E)(TRNG) ATG WESTPAC" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > To all:
> > I have just installed FreeBSD 5.0 on a Pent. 200 MMX w/192 MB RAM and 3 8 GB
> > HDs (SCSI-using AHA-2940U). My NIC is a 3c905b-tx. The MB is set to
> > non-plug-and-play. While booting the NIC shows link on my hub, but no
> > activity (duh), but as soon as the kernel sends configuration parameters to
> > the NIC it goes offline...no link lights or anything. I know the NIC works
> > fine as I was using it with Win98SE just minutes before loading FreeBSD 5.0.
> > I use the NICs config prog to check all the settings and they all appear to
> > be fine. This is only my fourth install of FreeBSD so I am quite the
> > novice, but I have never ran in to an issue with the NIC doing this
> > before...
> > Please help!!
> > V/R,
> > Wilson Steiger
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