Subject: Re: Intel EtherExpress 100 / i82557
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Laine Stump <laine@MorningStar.Com>
List: current-users
Date: 05/10/1997 01:57:33
If this is the fxp driver, I'd *love* to test it. We have 4 Intel
Providence motherboards with onboard fxp-type Intel 100Mbit ethernet. At
present we're using separate SMC EtherPower 100Mbit cards on all of

On Fri, 9 May 1997 16:44:38 GMT, Jason Thorpe <>

>On Fri, 9 May 1997 12:17:24 +0200 (MET DST) 
> Matthias Drochner <> wrote:

> > 1. I found no support for this PCI chip in -current, so I
> >   ported the FreeBSD driver.
> >   It's working well - ttcp reports >6MB/s on a P133.
> >   If anybody has use for it, tell me.
> >   The driver is still at the level of march this year
> >    (without the ARP and media changes), but this
> >    should be easy to change.

>I've ported it, as well, but have yet to be able to test it.  Would
>you like to test a kernel for me?  (I had to completely change how
>register access was done, so that it would have any hope of working
>on the alpha... there are still some alignment issues to deal with,
>but I spoke w/ David on the phone about them...)

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