Subject: Re: kern/11925: Integrated 3Com netcard not working
To: Michael Eriksson <Michael.Eriksson@era-t.ericsson.se>
From: Nathan J. Williams <nathanw@MIT.EDU>
Date: 01/10/2001 19:15:12
Michael Eriksson <Michael.Eriksson@era-t.ericsson.se> writes:
> 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".
I can confirm that this patch does fix the problem on a Precision 410