Subject: Re: Xircom Realport Ethernet 10 RE-10 not being properly configured
To: Patrick Welche <>
From: Gregory McGarry <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/24/2001 08:17:53
Patrick Welche wrote:

> > The RE-10 is recognized like this:
> > 
> > xi0 at pcmcia0 function 0 port 0x400-0x40f: Xircom CreditCard 10/100 Ethernet
> > xio: Ethernet address 00:10:a4:e4:a2:d2
> > pcmcia0: card ira 9
> > 
> > Note that the RE-10 is not 10/100 - it's just 10
> > as well as the machine (I have 4 class C networks here).
> ...
> nothing helpful, just a "me too" and a memory that the
> manufacturer/product id returned by the card really is what is written in
> the files for the CreditCard - maybe a CreditCard user could confirm it's
> right, but my memory is that both cards return the same id => how can the
> driver tell the difference? Don't have a laptop anymore to try, but do have
> the cards..

Both cards return the same ID because they both return bogus IDs.  All
models do.  There is an open PR on the RE-10, IIRC.  I haven't been able
to get enough information to know what is going wrong.

	-- Gregory McGarry <>