[Soekris] net4501 long ethernet cable problem
Christian van den Bosch
cbosch at 4c.ucc.ie
Thu Apr 17 21:43:35 UTC 2003
The fix for the short cable problem can cause a long cable problem.
Try recompiling your kernel without the fix (it's an option for the
If you want to use one long and one short cable I think you're screwed
(but not every chip has the short cable problem).
On 17 Apr 2003, Rahul Kalaskar wrote:
> I am trying to interconnect two net4501 using a cross-over ethernet
> cable. The connection works fine for cables of length 150 feet or less.
> For cable lengths greater than 150 feet, the connectivity is lost. I
> read about similar issue with respect to short cables. Does it occur in
> case of long cables too?. I am using Linux kernel 2.4.20. The ethernet
> driver is natsemi
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