Stupid Mac Ethernet question

Bryan K. Blackburn oldcomp at
Sat Jan 14 23:45:58 CST 2006

The simplest solution should not be overlooked... are you positive that 
that cables are wired correctly? Straight through / crossover, + to +, 
etc.? I see this once in a while. (Also - Some routers can tolerate 
reversed connections, others cannot.)


Richard A. Cini wrote:

>             The strangest thing happened to my Mac IIci - the Ethernet
> connection no longer works. I don't even get a link light on the new switch
> (a Cisco/Linksys switch). However, when I plug the Mac into a plain old 10BT
> hub and then uplink it to the switch, I at least get a link light. 

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