[rescue] Help -- My Netra-J eats ethernet interfaces!

Geoffrey S. Mendelson gsm at mendelson.com
Wed Jul 20 08:23:45 CDT 2005

On Wed, Jul 20, 2005 at 09:34:41AM +0200, Andrew Gaylard wrote:
> But I'm really keen not to throw away the box -- it works brilliantly
> otherwise!
> What should I do?  I see these as my options:

Did you check the battery backed up clock/ram chip? (aka NVRAM) If the
battery died, or it got scrambled, your ethernet (MAC) address becomes
0xffffffff. At that point you will send out packets, but no one will

Note that the MAC address is not the same as the IP address.

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