Just got an Audrey and I sucessfully flashed it (using compact flash) to Final+shell.
However, with final (it came from my ebay seller with Final already), or now with Final+shell, the network startup seems very bizarre. It seems that I have to ping the audrey for it's network stack to startup. Otherwise, it can't seem to get to my DNS server or anywhere else to get going.
So, in summary, trying to access the web after startup does not work until I ping the audrey from another machine. It then "wakes up" the ip stack and works fine. To be clear - the Audrey is not sleeping, it's just the networking that seems hosed. Other machines (not audreys, mind you) on the same network segment work fine.
My USB adapter is from 3com - it's kind of a strange looking oval gizmo, stamped 3com... I don't have the part # handy...
Anybody seen this before ? Anyone know how I can eliminate this issue ? I searched the FAQ, this board and the audreyhacking.com forum without any success...
Thanks for your input.