Subject: Re: Add new ethernet adapter?
To: Space Case <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/21/1998 11:11:56
On Sun, 20 Sep 1998, Space Case wrote:

> I went down to the local discount computer store today and picked up an
> ethernet card.  They didn't have a big selection (but lots of what they
> _did_ have), so I got the one that looked like it had reasonably identifiable
> parts on it.

I think the thing to do is look for one w/ a DEC  21040, 21041, or 21140
on it.

> The card is a Linksys EtherFast 10/100 LAN Card (see
> ), with a Lite-On
> chip that is identified as:
> Lite-On Communications product 0x0002 (ethernet network, revision 0x20) at pci0
> dev 5 function 0 not configured
> I've been looking in the sys/dev/pci directory and believe that I have an
> acceptable entry in the pcidevs file, but it is unclear to me which file
> I can plug the parameters in to make it be recognized, or whether I have
> to generate an entirely new file for it.

I think you'll need a new driver, unless Lite-On can make it work in some
compatability mode.

Take care,