Subject: Re: kern/11925: Integrated 3Com netcard not working
To: Michael Eriksson <Michael.Eriksson@era-t.ericsson.se>
From: Jason R Thorpe <email@example.com>
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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>