> From: Breathnach, Proinnsias (Dublin)
> I've a curious problem with a smoothwall box I'm installing
> at the momnet ... wonder if anyone's come across it before ...
>> The smoothie is a P75 with an ISDN card and a 3c509 10BaseT
> NIC, the rest of the machines are 100BaseTX, and all are
> All the 100TX connections seem to light-up fine on the hub,
> but under no circumstance will the smoothie show up ...
> Crossover to uplink doesn't work, although crossover directly
> connected to the NIC of another box works fine ...
>> Anyone got a suggestion that doesn't involve "Buy loads of
> kit" (unless they have a very cheap source of switching hubs !!!)
Have you tried sticking one the the 100TX NICS in the smoothie
box and seeing if this works. If it does - just splash out
on a new NIC.
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