Subject: Re: TLP driver in generic
To: Izumi Tsutsui <>
From: Chris Gilbert <>
List: port-cats
Date: 02/08/2003 18:42:20
On Sun, 9 Feb 2003 03:26:58 +0900 (JST)
Izumi Tsutsui <> wrote:

> In article <>
> wrote:
> > Odd, I just get:
> > 
> > tlp0 at pci0 dev 9 function 0: DECchip 21140A Ethernet, pass 2.2
> > tlp0: interrupting at irq 8
> > tlp0: Ethernet address 00:40:05:51:3b:b2
> > tlp0: unable to configure MII
> > tlp0: no media found!

The fun side effect there is that you can panic the kernel very easily.

> Does the card work on i386 (or other machines),
> and what the part number of the card?

Probably will, mine does.  I've not had time to figure out why.
> It seems there are some quirks in SROM contents
> which include MII info for some cards.

You'll actually find that INSTALL uses de, because I got sick of tlp
breaking.  So you can boot up an INSTALL kernel and build a de based
GENERIC.  I left it this way with a vague idea that oneday I might get
around to fixing it.