ben.delong at dnamerican.com
Thu Jun 21 08:34:29 EDT 2001
Thanks for the quick response.
I knew the problem had to be with the module and that there was some
parameter that I had to pass to it but I couldn't find documentation on
what it was. I just played with it this morning and got it working with
the command "insmod 3c59x.o options=8,8" (two network cards). Thanks
for your help.
While I have been working with Linux for several years now, I am new to
the world of clustering. At this point I was just trying to test out
hardware with an old copy of Mandrake 7.2 so it never occured to me to
check your guy's web site. I'll have to take a better look at it to see
what else is out there. BTW, in addition to a clustering Linux
distribution, what other services does Scyld provide to the clustering
Donald Becker wrote:
>On Wed, 20 Jun 2001, Ben DeLong wrote:
>>I'm going crazy here because I know I have seen the answer to this
>>question on this list before but I can't seem to find it. :(
>You should be using the vortex at scyld.com list for questions about the
>3Com Vortex/Hurricane/Cylcone/etc. Ethernet adapters.
>>I am using 3COM 3cSOHO100-TX network cards to build a small test
>>cluster. When I power my nodes on, my network switch indicates a 100Mb
>>connection to the cards. However when the network connections are
>>activated in the boot sequence, the light on the switch changes to
>>indicate a 10Mb connection. What needs to be done in order to run the
>>network at 100Mb?
>Nothing. As in "less than you are doing now".
>Overriding the transceiver setting to an one invalid for your specific
>board will cause the transceiver to work at 10baseT speed only. There
>is a check for this misconfiguration in current driver versions, but
>older drivers would configure the NIC as specified.
>Donald Becker becker at scyld.com
>Scyld Computing Corporation http://www.scyld.com
>410 Severn Ave. Suite 210 Second Generation Beowulf Clusters
>Annapolis MD 21403 410-990-9993
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