3Com 3C562D Combo card on a 770X

Frank 'Crash' Edwards linux-thinkpad@www.bm-soft.com
Thu, 3 Jun 1999 19:19:20 -0400 (EDT)

On Thu, 3 Jun 1999, Heru Ra Walmsley wrote:
> Rob,
> Thanks for the help. The first two commands accurate describe my card and
> drivers used. I do not have a network.opts file at all. Since it appears
> that file is needed how do I create it?
> Thanks
> Heru Ra Walmsley

Actually, from the original message it sounds like you've got a bad cable.
The light coming on at one end and not the other sounds suspect to me,
although I haven't done a lot of e/n hub-based networking...  Is the cable
known to work with other hardware?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rob Mayoff [mailto:mayoff@dqd.com]
> Sent: Thursday, June 03, 1999 11:56 AM
> To: Linux-Thinkpad mail list (E-mail)
> Subject: Re: 3Com 3C562D Combo card on a 770X
>> I am new to Linux and have just installed Red Hat 6.0 on my 770X. 
>> The PCMCIA support seems to work (the system beeps when I insert a
>> card) and the light on the card comes on but the light at the hub
>> does not.  All I get when I type ipconfig is the loop back address.
>>  I cannot get it to work at all.  Any help would be greatly
>> appreciated.
> Is cardmgr running?
> Does "cardctl ident" print out an reasonable description of your card?
> Does "lsmod" indicate that drivers are loaded for your card?
> Does /etc/pcmcia/network.opts contain the correct info for your network?

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