Subject: Re: ThunderLan network Card
To: Gerald Heinig <>
From: Steve Foster <>
List: port-sgimips
Date: 01/23/2002 18:45:50
On Wed, Jan 23, 2002 at 08:18:00PM +0100, Gerald Heinig wrote:
> It depends on the HPC chip version in your Challenge S.
> I believe there are 3 versions of this beast (HPC). Version 1 (in Indigo
> 3k), version 1.5 (Indigo R4000) and HPC 3 (Indy, Indigo 2).
> If your Challenge has an HPC 1.5, then there are some not insubstantial
> differences in memory addresses. The DMA data structure is also
> _slightly_ different. Nothing to get worked up about, but not a simple
> block displacement of memory addresses either.

Well have just opened the box up and I have got a:

HPC3 Rev A

So what sort of problems does this stir up? Major ones or Minor ones?