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[ale] riddle me this batman... network problems continued...
Keith Hopkins wrote:
> Geoffrey wrote:
>> This is so wierd. So I pull out the noname nic with the realtek
>> chipset, stick the 3com card in by itself. It works. So, the box is
>> Still don't know why the integrated nic doesn't work, but at least
>> I'll be hanging on to the box for some purpose.
> Check the specs. Since the NIC isn't showing up in `lspci`, I'd bet the
> non-working NIC is PCI 2.0 (and lacks any backward compatability) and
> the motherboard only supports PCI 1.2.
I'm thinking you're correct. Never thought about this. It's a 32 bit
card and the box is pretty old. I can't locate the specifics on the pci
version on either though.
Now if I could only get the on board nic to work, but I figure it's just
Until later, Geoffrey esoteric at 3times25.net
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