Subject: Re: tlp or de?
To: None <>
From: Staffan Thomen <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 11/30/2003 17:13:00
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On Sun, 30 Nov 2003 10:30:47 +1100 Daniel Carosone <>
> On Sat, Nov 29, 2003 at 09:58:36PM +0100, Martin Husemann wrote:
> > > Or might it be sensible to replace tlp1 with a spare rtk NIC?
> >=20
> > Uh oh - tulip chipsets are considered pretty good, while rtk ones
> > are just cheap. I wouldn't swap a tulip for a rtk.
> Agreed. Also, on alpha, especially older ones without BWX, avoid
> fxp (intel) cards.  They have registers with side-effects at
> alignments that can make them get accidentally read when nearby
> registers are accessed.

 Is this true for other boards too; such as scsi? (aha3950 and qla1080)
 What if the alpha does have BWX?

 If you want, you could just point me to some url :-)

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