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Re: PCMCIA ne2000 compatible Ethernet card driver

Hi Javier,

Probably the card's entry is commented in
/usr/src/sys/arch/<ARCH>/conf/GENERIC (I haven't checked, though).

See and .

Ari Constancio

On Fri, Mar 7, 2008 at 2:34 PM, Javier Steinaker
<> wrote:
> Hi,
>  First of all, sorry for my english. I'm from
>  Argentina, and a newbie in NetBSD (Linux user).
>  I'm having a problem with the EXP ThinLAN 100 card I
>  own: NetBSD doesn't recognize it. Under Linux, it
>  works perfect.
>  You can see the card here:
>  As you can see, the card is an NE-2000 compatible. In
>  fact, under Linux works with the ne2000 driver. But
>  NetBSD doesn't load the driver. dmesg shows the kernel
>  knows there's an Ethernet card in pcmcia0, but
>  apparently doesn't know which card it is. The line is
>  the next:
>  pcmcia0 function 0: <PCMCIA LAN, Ethernet, A,
>  004743118001> (manufacturer 0xffffffff, product
>  0xffffffff)
>   not configured
>  As I understand, there are two possibilites:
>  * The kernel knows what card it is, but doesn't know
>  which driver load. In that case, I've heard that would
>  be relatively easy to tell the kernel "the truth",
>  modifying a table in the source code. I've looked the
>  source, but I cannot understand it very well.
>  * The kernel doesn't recognize the card at all. In
>  that case, I don't know what I should do (but I hope
>  you know).
>  Can you tell me about what case we 're talking? And
>  provide me a solution?
>  Many thanks,
>  Javier
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