Subject: Re: kern/11925: Integrated 3Com netcard not working
To: Michael Eriksson <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 01/10/2001 08:23:02
On Wed, Jan 10, 2001 at 09:43:35AM +0100, Michael Eriksson wrote:

 > I had the same problem on my Precision 210. Here's a hack I use to get
 > the on-board ethernet interface to work. The patch turns off the media
 > autoconfiguration, so you'll have to set the media yourself with
 > ifconfig (this unfortunately goes also for any other 3c905B or
 > compatible you have on your computer).
 > Apply this patch and build a kernel with "options IF_EX_PCI_MII_HACK".

Sounds like we should try and detect the MII or not based on the
revision?  Is there an EEPROM setting we can check?

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>