Subject: Re: 3COM 3C575 support?
To: Michael South <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Paul B Dokas <email@example.com>
Date: 12/18/1998 09:57:47
On Thu, 17 Dec 1998, Michael South wrote:
> No CardBus support--just PC Card (PCMCIA).
??? Does this mean that I can get the card working by using it as a PCMCIA
card (in some sort of compatibility mode) or am I just SOL?
> 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
> > --
> > Paul Dokas firstname.lastname@example.org
> > ======================================================================
> > Don Juan Matus: "an enigma wrapped in mystery wrapped in a tortilla."
> Mike South Santa Cruz, California, USA
Paul Dokas email@example.com
Don Juan Matus: "an enigma wrapped in mystery wrapped in a tortilla."