Subject: Re: 3Com 3c595 and 3c90x cards
To: Matthias Drochner <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 08/12/1998 01:14:31
On Wed, 12 Aug 1998 09:53:01 +0200 (MET DST)
Matthias Drochner <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Is the ISA 509 that different?
Yah, the ISA device is totally different...
> However, I have a number of 590 and 900 combos, and a
Cool, if you could test the 590 and 90x models, that'd be
> One thing comes to mind which I think was proposed already:
> How about an ifconfig option which can set the default media
> selection stored on the card's flash ROM?
> It's especially useful for diskless boot where the ROM has no
> way to parse "rc.conf" or so.
Yah, I'd still like to have something like this, or a program for
the 3Com cards that manipulated the eeprom from userspace...
I don't know how you set that stuff in NV storage on the Demon,
Vortex, and Boomerang chips, tho.
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