SUMMARY: Problem with ethernet port on Sparc 10

From: Caleb Warner (
Date: Mon Apr 07 1997 - 05:36:44 CDT

The problem was:

> Subject: Problem with ethernet port on a sparc 10
> I have a Sparc 10 runing SunOS 4.1.3. The machine acts as our NIS server. In
> the last couple of weeks the machine has started having problems with the
> ethernet port built on the motherboard. Sometime during the night the port
> seems to stop working. There are no messages in /var/adm or on the console
> window. When I come in, you can't ping or telnet to the machine from another
> machine nor can you get from the machine to any other machine. Needless to
> say it also stops responding to NIS requests from clients.

The responses where fairly universal that I need to order a new motherboard,
although one person suggested patch number 101938-03.

Thanks to all those who responed:

Andi Paton <>
Peter Utama <>
bismark@alta.Jpl.Nasa.Gov (Bismark Espinoza)
Brion Leary <>
Rick Kelly <>
Glenn Satchell - <>

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