On Tue, 5 Jan 1999, Mitchell Blank Jr wrote:
> Thomas Riemer wrote:
> > Interestingly, packets do actually make it to the net - but entirely
> > garbled...
> That's pretty common - if you have a DMA or shared memory problem but the
> control registers are still reachable you can often send and receive packets
> but with random (or often all 00 or all FF) contents.
That's exactly the problem, the 3 possible LANCE's for DECstations are
onboard in 100 codenamed pmax LANCE, onboard in 5000's codenamed
IOASIC LANCE and TURBOchannel option cards codenamed PMAD LANCE and
all 3 use different memory access mechanisms, read the comments in