Ethernet Drivers


Login or Register for Dates, Times and to Reply

 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Top Forums UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users Ethernet Drivers
# 1  
Ethernet Drivers

I installed Solaris 8 on Compaq EN733 system which has Intel /100 Network Card. When I ran 'ifconfig -a', it did not show any nic card attarched to it. I am not sure is this driver problem or something else.
Any help will be highly appreciated.
Thanks.
# 2  
for testing your card in sun machines in PROM mode we have some option to check NIC card this is
( OK test net or OK watch-net-all)
if you don't have this option in your machine you can check it
with :
"ndd /dev/hme link_status" if it gives 0 means your link is down
& you should fix your card with the following option you can also check the mode.
" ndd /dev/hme link_mode "

Rgrds,
nikk
# 3  
Hi there,
I am getting the error after giving him the command "ndd /dev/hme link_status". Error is "couldn't push module hme, No such device or address". This is what the system cound not found hme (nic card). This is the same as "ifconfig -a" and cound not found any nic card.
Any other idea.
Remember, this is a Intel based machine.
# 4  
I'm not sure wehther you've installed all essential patches for solaris 8.0 or no ,cause i had the same problem for my sun machine and after installing all Rec. patches ,it resolved.

Refer to( www.bigadmin.com)
Nikk
# 5  
I have installed Solaris 8 on the same machine and networked it wothout any problems.

Have you tried looking in the BIOS to see whether the on-board NIC adapter has been disabled. If the system doesnt see one then it could be disabled.

If you have a spare NIC card,you could try putting that into the box and run 'devfsadm'. The system should then see it.
Login or Register for Dates, Times and to Reply

Previous Thread | Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:
Advanced Search

Test Your Knowledge in Computers #373
Difficulty: Medium
JInterpreter is Java bytecode designed to be executed by the Java virtual machine.
True or False?

9 More Discussions You Might Find Interesting

1. AIX

vio server ethernet to vio client ethernet(concepts confusing)

Hi In the vio server when I do # lsattr -El hdisk*, I get a PVID. The same PVID is also seen when I put the lspv command on the vio client partition. This way Im able to confirm the lun using the PVID. Similarly how does the vio client partition gets the virtual ethernet scsi client adapter... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: newtoaixos
1 Replies

2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Microkernel drivers

If microkernels do not load drivers into the kernel, does mean that the drivers are daemons that run in user space, or are there some other provision for drivers? I know it may sound a bit elementary but I'm not certain and I want to clear it up. Thanks in advance. (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: neur0n
3 Replies

3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Mach drivers

hello everyone, can anyone tell me what drivers the Mach kernel works with. I'm thinking about experimenting with the Mach kernel, and yes I know there are other kernels that are easier to work with but I just want to use the Mach kernel. So with that being said, can the Mach kernel work with... (11 Replies)
Discussion started by: neur0n
11 Replies

4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Drivers to HP 530

Hi Gurus of Unix, Well. I have a Laptop Model HP-530, I want to install Solaris, in this equipment. the question is You know the driver that will be compatible with this type of model, like this: HP 530 Notebook PC- Download drivers and software - HP Business Support Center If you know the... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: andresguillen
1 Replies

5. Solaris

Ethernet card drivers issue...

I need to install ethernet card drivers on intel machine. How can i know which Ethernet card interface (sfe,rh,rtls...) is it? How can i know the speed of that card? How can i know network traffic ? If network traffic is more with that interface what should i do? Thanks in advance (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: younus_syed
2 Replies

6. Solaris

Solaris drivers

Hi All, Does anyone know where I can download the ge drivers for solaris 2.6? Having a bit of a mare trying to find them anywhere. Thanks Rgrds Marty (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: callmebob
5 Replies

7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

drivers unix 5.01 is compatible with drivers epson fx-2190

Please, I'm From Argentina, And I Need To Know If The Drivers Of Program Unix, Version 5.01 Is Compatible Whit Drivers Of The Printer Epson Fx-2190 Thanks, And I Hope Yuor Answer. (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: juan alberghina
0 Replies

8. AIX

Drivers

I seem to be having a driver issue installing a PCI SCSI card. Any ideas where I can track these down.. I can't seem to find them on the OS install disk. I'm using AIX 5.3. cfgmgr: 0514-621 WARNING: The following device packages are required for device support but are not currently... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: eth0
7 Replies

9. Solaris

Drivers

Hi guys, Im totally new to solaris 10, I've just installed it & it works fine However, I get no sound when playing cds. Am wondering where I get the solaris 10 drivers for my soundblaster live from and how to install them? Thx in advance. Frizz (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: Frizz
0 Replies

Featured Tech Videos