[rescue] Rescued Sun servers, now what?!
krzysiek996 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 20 07:56:27 CST 2012
You didn't need to use crossover cable everywhere (i.e. on Gigabit
NIC), but on 100Mbit/s you should. And it's Cat-5(e) cable.
2012/2/20 Lex Landa <brooknet at imap.cc>:
> Hello folks,
> Thanks to Mouse for explaining the high-bit-dropping list behaviour. I
> guess this doesn't look like a British Pound Sign, then: B#B#B# :)
> On Mon, 2012-02-20 at 12:24 +0100, Angel M Alganza wrote:
>> Can I
>> use that twisted-pair Ethernet to connect the U10
>> to the Internet, then? Will its MAC address be
>> the one displayed by the box when it boots?
> The MAC address displayed is that of the U10, yes. At the OpenBOOT
> prompt, doing 'watch net' (or 'watch net-all') should show something
> similar to this:
> ok watch-net
> Hme register test --- succeeded.
> Internal loopback test -- succeeded.
> Transceiver check -- Using Onboard Transceiver - Link Up.
> Using Onboard Transceiver - Link Up.
> Looking for Ethernet Packets.
> '.' is a Good Packet. 'X' is a Bad Packet.
> Type any key to stop.
> If connecting the U10 to another computer, you'll need a crossover
> cable. If it's a router, then a regular Cat-5 (or Cat-7?) cable will
> I hope this helps!
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