Thanks for the reply. I don't have any console access to the device
unfortunately. According to the documentation, by default, the unit should
try and bring up the interface and use DHCP to obtain an IP Address, with
that being said, the device does not appear to be sending any information
whatsoever out via the Ethernet port, as I see nothing with Wireshark
configured in promiscuous mode.
> Message: 6
> Date: Fri, 6 Jul 2007 10:25:15 -0400
> From: "Christopher Gilbert" <motoma@...>
> Subject: Re: [Gumstix-users] Gumstix Technical Difficulties...
> To: "General mailing list for gumstix users."
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> This may seem like a silly question, have you brought up the interface?
> Can you assign your own IP address to the device?
> 2007/7/5, Adam Smola <adam.smola@...>:
> > Hello All,
> > I am new to the Gumstix world. I recently purchased a few Gumstix
> > components consisting of the following.
> > Verdex XL 600MHz Board
> > NetCF-VX
> > After attaching the NetCF-VX as perscribed I plugged power in to the
> > At this point I received a power LED and saw some blinking on the other
> > two LEDs (LED4 & LED5) and then after 20s or so I saw a steady light on
> > of those LEDs. However, no entry was added to my DHCP clients table on
> > router with DHCP. I left the gumstix powered on and ran NMAP (as
> > by the Wiki docs) . Nothing. I then ran Wireshark and booted the unit up
> > if I could see if it was sending any packets. I didn't see anything. I
> > tried booting up the unit a number of times and waiting various amounts
> > time using both of those techniques to no avail. At this point I
> > that I would try and simply plug the gumstix into a hub with only the
> > gumstix and a laptop with Wireshark and then monitored all traffic.
> > At this point, I have to believe that either the motherboard or netcf-vx
> > board is defective.
> > Is there anything else I should try before getting an RMA and having
> > components replaced?
> > -Adam
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