Subject: Re: ISA ethernet interfaces?
To: P Kern <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/23/1998 22:49:32
On Fri, 24 Apr 1998 01:36:26 -0400
P Kern <email@example.com> wrote:
Under NetBSD 1.3.1 and NetBSD-current, a good number of ISA Ethernet
interface should Just Work. Certainly, the SMC and 3Com cards you
mention should (as "we" and "ec", respectively). NE2000s will also
Would you be willing to boot test kernels if I were to write the
EB64+ PCI interrupt mapping code (which, as I said, was removed during
the License Scandal we had before 1.3)? I've been wanting to do this
for a while, but haven't had access to a test system!
> Hello. We have an EB64+ and all 3 of its PCI slots are busy.
> But it would be handy if it could have another ethernet interface.
> We have 3 unused ISA ethernet cards but none of them are the 3c509
> mentioned in the GENERIC config (it's still running under 1.2G).
> Is there support for the SMC 8216 card (?aka the "Elite16 Ultra"?)
> lurking somewhere? Or should I just keep scrounging around until
> a proper 3c509 card pops up? (the 2 other idle ISA interfaces we
> have handy are an SMC 8013 (Elite16?) and a 3Com Etherlink II).
> Thanks much in advance. P Kern.
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