Subject: Re: Documentation "bug"
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org, netbsd-bugs@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Charles M. Hannum <mycroft@NetBSD.ORG>
Date: 02/24/1996 00:53:40
I've run into a "bug" in your install documentation. It lists that the
AMD PCnet/ISA boards are supported in the install disks, but fails to mention
what the configuration for them need to be to be detected (it sort-of-mentions
this for the PCnet/PCI).
For all practical purposes, the PCnet/ISA chip is equivalent to a
NE2100, and uses the `le' driver. The kernels in the distribution
do not have any matching configuration for these devices; you need
to build your own kernel for it to work.
(I think I misspoke in my previous mail about this. Sorry for the