The original problem was a Sparc 5 running Solaris 1.1.1 Rev B hangs when using
token ring as its only network port.
The two responses that hit on the solution were as follows:
>From: "Michael (M.A.) Meystel" <MEYSTMA@DUVM.BITNET>
What revision of the token ring board do you have installed in your
sparc? (you can tell from the part number on the board...it will look
like xxx-xxxx-XX, where the last XX is the revision number.)
If it is 02, that MIGHT be the problem.
(Sun admitted that the 02 rev has problems)
>From: email@example.com (Antoan Goshev (Vector - Pre-Sales Mng))
Couple of months ago we had exactly the same problem with SS5. The fix appears
to patch 101508-06 or later. Without it you can't use any additional SBUS card
(This is a jumbo kernel patch for sun4m that sun released)
Thanks for the quick and correct responses.
Jerry Springer Phone: (516) 746-7777 Ext. 167
Ergonomics Group/ValCom Fax: (516) 741-0145
191 Herricks Rd. Internal Email:springer@ergo
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