Subject: Re: Driver for National Semiconductor DP83820 Gigabit Ethernet
To: , <>
From: Andrew Gillham <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/17/2001 19:28:19
Do you have any kind of benchmark you can tease us with?  Like
ttcp, netio, ftp, whatever?


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jason R Thorpe" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2001 7:18 PM
Subject: Driver for National Semiconductor DP83820 Gigabit Ethernet

> Folks...
> I've committed a driver for the National Semiconductor DP83820
> Gigabit Ethernet chip.  This chip is found on several low-cost
> Gigabit Ethernet boards, including the NetGear GA-622 and the
> Asante FriendlyNet GigaNIX boards.  These boards are apparently
> in the $129US-$149US range.
> gsip0 at pci0 dev 9 function 0: NatSemi DP83820 Gigabit Ethernet
> gsip0: interrupting at irq 9
> gsip0: Ethernet address 00:50:fc:2c:b4:da
> ukphy0 at gsip0 phy 1: Generic IEEE 802.3u media interface
> ukphy0: OUI 0x1000e8, model 0x0006, rev. 0
> ukphy0: 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, 1000baseTX, 1000baseTX-FDX, auto
> I haven't written a driver for the PHY yet, but you should still
> be able to use the card in 100base and 1000base modes.  Note that
> most of these boards also claim to support 10base, but I honestly
> don't know how to make them speak 10base (they certainly won't
> autonegotiate 10base).
> There is still some tuning and other random things on my TODO list
> for this driver, but it works well enough for people to use and beat
> on.
> If you have problems, please send a bug report w/ send-pr(1).
> Shar and enjoy!
> -- 
>         -- Jason R. Thorpe <>