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Re: kern/39094 (Add et (Agere ET1310/ET1301) network driver to NetBSD)

The following reply was made to PR kern/39094; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: (John Nemeth)
To: Kaspar Brand <>,
Subject: Re: kern/39094 (Add et (Agere ET1310/ET1301) network driver to NetBSD)
Date: Tue, 6 Jan 2009 16:41:32 -0800

 On Jan 6,  8:30pm, Kaspar Brand wrote:
 } John Nemeth wrote:
 } >  }  Finally, a last thing to note: I changed the device ID for the
 } >  }  ET1301 controller on purpose - according to the data sheet, it's
 } >  }  0xed01, not 0xed0a (as in the DragonFly/OpenBSD sources). I can't
 } >  }  verify with a real controller, however, since I only have a system
 } >  }  with an ET1310.
 } >  
 } >       Data sheets can be and are often wrong.  Can you check with some
 } >  of the other people that have this driver to see if there is a reason
 } >  for the discrepancy (such as empirical testing), please?
 } Sorry, I was mixing things up - I changed the *description* of the
 } controller in pcidevs (to "1301", as that's the correct identifier for
 } the Fast Ethernet version). The device ID must be 0xed01 in any case, cf.
 } and
 } (it's also what you find in the Linux and Windows drivers from Agere
 } itself). I assume it was a typo when you originally committed these changes.
      Yes, probably.  Corrected.  Thanks.
 }-- End of excerpt from Kaspar Brand

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