I should know that it is always the patch cable.
Even when it shouldn't be.

Replaced the patch cable, and it started talking
just fine on the network.

Sorry for the wasted bandwidth.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Darryl Hoar
> Sent: Friday, February 20, 2004 1:51 PM
> To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Subject: configuring xl device
> 
> 
> Greetings,
> I have a box with 5.1-release on it.  I had it configured and 
> connected to
> my lan.  The
> connection was to a switch.  ifconfig -a showed it as 
> autosense.  All was
> well with the
> world.  Relocated this box to another building (same lan).  
> It is connected
> to a 10/100
> hub.  Connected it and no joy.  Wouldn't talk over the 
> network.  Double
> checked everything.
> Then I thought maybe autosense wasn't working so well.  
> Manually configured
> it
> ifconfig xl0 192.168.1.73 netmask 255.255.255.0 media 
> 100basetx mediaopt
> half-duplex.
> 
> That didn't help.  Double checked the hub and the port was enabled.
> Replaced the drop
> cable.  Nope.  Not gonna go.  Get a no route to host.
> 
> I would appreciate ideas here.
> 
> -Darryl
> 
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