Subject: Re: Support for Lite-On Communications NIC?
To: Jason R Thorpe <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/13/2001 23:42:30
On Mon, 3 Sep 2001, Jason R Thorpe wrote:

:  > I just inherited a Lite-On Communications 82C168/82C169 (PNIC), and it
:  > looks like -current doesn't support it, at least not as of a couple of
:  > weeks ago.
: The "tlp" driver supports it... but be warned, the chip is a piece
: of junk, and there may still be bugs in the hardware that the driver
: doesn't work around properly.

I'll say.  There's something really insane in every single Lite-On (and one
21140) that I've tried with `tlp'.  There's something that M$OS drivers do
for these chips that `tlp' doesn't know about....

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