Subject: Re: New Netgear FA310TX support?
To: Andrew Gillham <>
From: Charles M. Hannum <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/09/1998 19:47:39
> I just received a new Netgear FA310TX with the "new" Netgear NIC
> that is supposedly a 21140 clone.  It is not recognized correctly
> be the 'de' driver.  It claims to be a "Lite-On Communications"
> card, product id 0x0002.  Modifying the tulip_pci_probe in if_de.c
> to recognize the Lite-On vendor id wasn't enough.  It appeared to
> probe, printing only:
> de0 at pciX slot X function X

Yah, the driver also does funny things with the chip revision number.
I had similar issues (as well as some actual bugs in the driver, which
I kluged around) when I was poking at a Macronix 21140A clone some
time ago.  I sent mail summarizing my findings, but Matt never