Re: Broken 7200 ethernet support

Subject: Re: Broken 7200 ethernet support
From: randy (
Date: Mon May 21 2001 - 19:35:10 MDT

> I recently installed CS 1.2 on an old 7200 I had laying around. It
> works flawlessly, except for one *major* problem: extremely high packet
> loss. Everything works fine for a few minutes and then packet loss
> suddenly jumps to about 70%. Ethernet works fine on this machine when
> in MacOS, and the hub and cable are both known good.

I have a 7200 running as a server. Don't use the built-in NIC; installed
a Linksys 10/100 card. It doesn't have packet loss, but it does flake
out (turns itself off) because of a bug in the tulip driver (which I
haven't had a chance to upgrade).

Randall Perry
Mac Consulting/Sales

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