[rescue] New SPARCStation 10 owner, needs help with some issues though.
eddie_cottongim at cox.net
Thu Feb 4 23:06:34 CST 2016
>> 3) I am having a hardware issue with the onboard NIC. On the hub I
>> show a connection but on the sparcstation OBP shows no connection.
>> Any ideas on troubleshooting/repairing?
> I have seen similar issues when connecting to autonegotiating switches.
> It might be worth interposing a 10Mbit-only hub (not switch), if you
> can find one, between the SS10 and the network to see if that helps.
I had exactly this situation. A 10/100 mbps switch would not work with
my SS10, but an ancient Synoptics 10 mbps hub works fine.
Higher end switches might have some helpful options here, but I don't
have one to try.
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