network problem-post hubs etc do not work with onboard lan

Wonkanoby

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please just the facts and no debates and keep to just items that did not work

full details please make model etc

please as well your network driver

mines 27/11 2002 3.13



 
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RobRobinson

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Originally posted by wonkanoby

please just the facts and no debates and keep to just items that did not work

full details please make model etc

pease as well your network driver

mines 27/11 2002 3.13
Heres mine..
Astrolink CT1009D1 9 port 10mbps "High Performance (yeah right)" Ethernet Hub.

7/10/2002 2.6.1.0 Driver.

Symptoms: Slow or no connection with onboard NIC, happy as clam with add on cheapo NIC
 
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Kobra

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My hub is a Linksys 5 port workgroup hub model # EW5HUB

driver is Nvidia dated 9/23/02 ver 2.8.1.0

no connection at all thru hub, work connected to Linksys ROUTER and also when connected directly to my cable modem

Kobra
 
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AofI

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StarTech.com 10BT 5port hub m#:er539580702710447
Nic Driver 9/23/02 Ver. 2.8.1.0

 
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tfec

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3Com® OfficeConnect® Ethernet Hub 8, #3C16700A


No link; driver version had no effect on the problem
 

Wonkanoby

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First of all, user need to check if the MAC address was there like execute this command on DOS mode "ipconfig /all "

After that, we can determine if this is function problem or compatibility problem

can you all try this and post what you get please

i would add try programmes accessories command prompt and type in dos box there
 
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Kobra

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my mac address is as listed on the sticker on my board.

Kobra
 

Spectre-63

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Hi all -

New K7N2-L, WinXP or Win98SE, latest drivers and while I show link and (in XP) get an IP address, I'm unable to ping. MAC address is correct.

Hub is NetGear FS105 (5 port Fast Ethernet Switch). Old 3C905TX board works just fine.

Any ideas on a solution ETA?

Thx!

 
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TristanH

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Just recieved the k7n2-L Motherboard.

I cannot get an IP address going through my D-Link DE-805TP hub (5 ports).

Plug in a network card, and it works fine through the hub. Plug the onboard lan directly into the cable modem, it works fine.

Just will not work through the hub. Spent a lot of time with D-Link phone support last night, couldn't come up with anything.

Updated to latest BIOS and drivers just to be sure.
 
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AofI

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Originally posted by Spectre-63
Hi all -

New K7N2-L, WinXP or Win98SE, latest drivers and while I show link and (in XP) get an IP address, I'm unable to ping. MAC address is correct.

Hub is NetGear FS105 (5 port Fast Ethernet Switch). Old 3C905TX board works just fine.

Any ideas on a solution ETA?

Thx!
What is the ip address it gets in xp? If xp doesn't get an IP from a DHTP server, it will assign its own. I don't remember what it is, but it still will not work.

I talked to a friend of mine who is a computer engineer, or will be by the end of this year. He said ?I know enough about networking to know that the mac addy has nothing to do with this problem." He thinks it might be the way the nic handles Collisions compared to the hub.
Hope this helps.
 

Spectre-63

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AofI -

I am a Network Engineer.

If the NIC doesn't get a DHCP assigned address it will use an APIPA address (Automatic Private IP Address) in the 169.254.x.x subnet. I tried the onboard NIC with both an assigned address and a DHCP address - neither worked. The ability to select a MAC address in BIOS (somewhat dangerous IMHO) is the reason they're asking what MAC address is coming up.

I also attempted connecting the onboard NIC to the cablemodem directly and still had no success.



 
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meier

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me just pluged in a external networkcard and it works fine. if the onboard card is really working in any way ?? this shoud stand in the user guide . Its a big,big bug !!
 
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AofI

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I know that some ADSL providers rely on your mac address in order for access to there system, but cable modem providers do not, or at least mine doesn?t. So if you can?t connect by going strait to the cable modem I would say the nic is faulty or the Ethernet cable.
No offence Spectre but I could spend two years in any number of ?technology schools? such as ITT Tech and call myself a Network Engineer. You sound like you know what you?re talking about so I?m assuming you are more experience then the Network Engineers I am accustom to talking to.
 

Spectre-63

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AofI -

none taken - I know a number of the "Network Engineers" you refer to - most hold the Microsoft MCSE which, in their cases stands for:

"Must Consult Someone Experienced"
or
"Minesweeper Consultant and Solitaire Expert"

:D

Luckily, 6 years of field experience as a Novell CNE has done me a bit better :D

 
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kri

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Here's my problem:
I'm using an Alcatel DSL modem (not the USB version, the one which has to be connected to the network controller) to connect to the internet. Now i got a K7N2-L and found out that i couldn't connect anymore. It said that connection to the VPN server couldn't be established. I put in my old network card (3Com TC-900B TPO-Ethernetadapter) and it worked just fine. I looked at the settings for the 3Com card and I set the ones for the onboard controller just like them... still didn't work. My drivers also seem to be up to date (2.8.1.0).
Does anyone know what to do?

thx
kri

specs:
MSI K7N2-L
Athlon XP 2000+
MSI GeForce3 Ti200
MSI DragonWriter 48/16/48
Maxtor HDD
Win XP + SP1

EDIT: i forgot to mention, i was on a small LAN party recently, and the onboard LAN worked fine there... the problem only seems to be with the internet.
 
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are you using the provided mac address that came on the board?
 

Wonkanoby

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do you have to reset modem to accept new mac address
 
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kri

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first of all thx a lot for your quick responses

hmm i didn't enter any mac adresses - wouldn't even know where i'd find it ;( ... is the mac adress in bios the same one that is shown under ipconfig and in the configuration of the network controller in win (think it's called "network adress" there)? if so, an adress IS displayed (with ipconfig, not in the card's settings)
btw, i didn't enter any mac adress for the 3Com card eitehr.

and how should i reset my modem ??

thx again
would be nice if anyone could help
kri
 
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