colin at ccsisupport dot com wrote:
> That seems to be the exact problem. The onboard NIC is, in fact, a
> ThunderLAN (tl0)
I haven't had any problems with a tl in one of my systems - it's the
integrated ethernet of a Compaq Deskpro 3800 small-form-factor system.
> My second NIC is a pcn0, whatever that is. (Intel, perhaps? Labelled
> HP, I believe.)
That's an AMD PCNet - my experience with them under FreeBSD 4.x has been
less than stellar: I had the same problem as you (no network activity -
period). They work much better under FreeBSD 6 (the basis for an
eventual future release of m0n0wall).
phil at brutsche dot us