Networking novice needs help
jeff at jeff.net
Sun Dec 1 02:18:12 GMT 2002
WHat is the output of netstat -in? If you see lots of errors you most
likely have a cabling issue as I mentioned just now...
On Sun, 1 Dec 2002, Kevin O Connor wrote:
> ---------- Original Message -----------
> From: John Murphy <jfm at blueyonder.co.uk>
> To: freebsd-users at uk.freebsd.org
> Sent: Sun, 01 Dec 2002 01:08:05 +0000
> Subject: Re: Networking novice needs help
> > Tim Chown <tjc at ecs.soton.ac.uk> wrote:
> > >> de0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
> > >> inet6 fe80::200:e8ff:fe21:b423%de0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x1
> > >
> > >Why not use real IP as above instead of the old legacy IPv4 stuff? :)
> > _now_ I'm scared. Usually disable that v6 stuff. I've no faith etc.
> > Back to the thread though; seems strange that the install worked via
> > the network, but now the same wires don't ping. Something must've changed.
> > --
> > john.
> Could be faulty card, bad cable or auto negotiation. What type of hub or
> switch are you using. Have you tried forcing the card to use 10Mbps. Can you
> ping the address from the actual box the card is fitted to. Sorry lots of
> questions but few anwsers
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