Subject: Re: DEFPA FDDI card on PPC machines
To: Jochen Kunz <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: port-powerpc
Date: 01/17/2003 00:05:21
At 08:47 AM 10/13/2002, Jochen Kunz wrote:
>On 2002.10.13 05:59 Matt Thomas wrote:
> > At 08:42 PM 10/12/2002, Izumi Tsutsui wrote:
> > >I guess this is endianness problem.
>This is my suspicion too. Or maybe a PPC specific problem? Unfortunately
>this PREP machine is the only NetBSD capable PCI big endian machine in
>my collection.
> > That might work but the driver is telling the card to swap
> > endianness for DMA so that would confuse it even more.
> > I'll try to look at it in a week or two (in a sparc64 machine).

FYI, I checked a fix for macppc earlier today.  I pretty sure it'll
fix the prep problems too.

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