My original post:
> Date: Thu, 27 Jun 1996 12:33:44 -0500 (CDT)
> From: Mark `Hex' Hershberger <email@example.com>
> Subject: le0 & zs3
> We upgraded a SS5 (with an AUI connection) to Solaris 2.5 and began
> seeing the following message on the console:
> le0: No carrier - cable disconnected or hub link test disabled?
> Setting the NVRAM tpe-link-test? = false gets rid of the problem, but
> then we also seem to lose our network connection entirely. I'm confused
> because I thought that sort of error message wouldn't show up with an
> AUI connection.
> (Oh, I just started seeing the following today:
> NOTICE: zs3:ring buffer overflow
> weird. There doesn't seem to be anything wrong with the mouse.)
I finally was able to fix the problem by replacing the transeiver (which
was the solution I recieved two days ago.) It appears that the transeiver
was not bad, though. I hooked it up to another computer and it worked
fine. Perhaps the connection just needed to be reseated.
In any case, here are the unique responses that I got:
Date: Thu, 27 Jun 1996 3:06pm
From: "Brian Graham" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
I have seen the zs3 be a keyboard or a mouse that seem to be in perfect
working order. If you have a spare of each I would attempt to swap the
current ones out. Couldn't hurt.
Date: Thu, 27 Jun 1996 15:27:35 -0500
From: email@example.com (Colin Melville)
Make sure your router has tpe-link-test disabled also.
There's a complete discussion on the SunSolve WWW site, http://sunsolve.sun.com/sunsolve/ssgateway.html. It is SunSolve Document infodoc/12306, "Ethernet Interface FAQ/PSD".
I believe all modern routers have tpe-link testing enabled by default, may want to check it. The router and host should both be enabled.
Date: Wed, 3 Jul 1996 11:44:34 -0400 (CST)
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Marcelo Maraboli R.)
I had the same problem...
if you set the variable tpe-link-test? to true...you are using TP,
if false...you are using AUI..
I had the problem using AUI and tpe-link-test? on false...so
I changed the tranceiver...and everything went OK!!..
many tranceivers go DEAD with suns...
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