Subject: Re: 100baseT ethernet card questions
To: Scott Bartram <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/07/1998 14:31:30
On Mon, 7 Dec 1998 16:13:21 -0500 (EST)
Scott Bartram <email@example.com> wrote:
> Two weeks after purchasing a NetGear FA-310TX card with a Digital chip, I
> ordered another and it came with the "new" Lite-On PNIC chip. Is anyone
> working on code to support this chip? I can test/debug.
I don't know the status of this one, but...
> I've also got a generic card with an RTL-8139 chip. According to the Linux
> driver docs, this chip is completely different than the 80x9. Anyone
> working on that one?
I have a driver, and a card, but I'm having problems with it... it transmits
the first frame correctly, and then never transmits another one. I'm still
hunting this one down.
> To make matters even more frustrating, I've got an SMC EtherPower II that
> suffers from the "epic0: timeout" problem.
...this one, too. I suspect it is problems with the EPIC hardware itself.
The FreeBSD people have reported similar problems with their (completely
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