Subject: Re: 3COM 3C575 support?
To: Paul B Dokas <>
From: Michael South <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/17/1998 20:01:19
No CardBus support--just PC Card (PCMCIA).


Paul B Dokas wrote:
> I've got a laptop (Gateway Solo, fully loaded :-) that has a "Fast
> EtherLink XL CardBus PC Card", or more exactly, a "3COM 3C575-TX"
> However, this card doesn't seem to be supported under NetBSD.  I was
> planning on taking this machine with me over the XMas break, but without
> a network, it's rather difficult to get it installed...
> I went digging into a Linux kernel and found support for it in their
> 3C59X driver (drivers/net/3c59x.c).  But unfortunately, I lack the knowledge
> that it would require to fold support into -current. <sigh>
> Anyone know how to get this card supported by -current?  Please.  I'm
> leaving next Tuesday and would *really* like to take the laptop with me.
> I've got a -current i386 machine that I can use to compile custom kernels,
> so if anyone has patches, I'll *gladly* test them out.
> Paul
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> Paul Dokas                                  
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Mike South                        Santa Cruz, California, USA