Subject: Re: optimizations
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
List: current-users
Date: 09/01/1997 17:08:47
On Mon, 01 Sep 1997 16:53:18 -0700,
  Jason Thorpe <> writes:

>I'm pretty sure that the Tulip driver could be made to detect the buggy
>chips and only do the copy on those revisions, otherwise doing a 2-byte
>fudge, much like I implemented in the "fxp" driver when porting it from

My understanding is that _all_ tulip chips are `buggy' in this
respect, and the first non-buggy chip will be the 21143.  Supposed to
be released earlier this summer, it's late, due to bugs.)
But it might be only `all 100Mbit chips', or I could be completely