Subject: Re: call for testing changes to le(4) for PCI on big-endian machine
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Izumi Tsutsui <email@example.com>
Date: 06/28/2000 23:22:30
> I have the if_le_pci driver working with PCnet 79C971 on PowerPC
> systems. As Izumi points out, the byte swapping mode does not work on
> PCI. The original NetBSD driver only really worked with 7990, not 79900
> chips (it was not handling some extended interrupts). The current driver
> also does not configure 100Mb mode.
When I tried nonaka's patch, I got some device timeout.
Now I guess it might be caused by "extended interrupts"
> I am not using the driver with NetBSD, so I cannot directly drop in the PR
> changes for testing either, unfortunately. I can send a working
> big-endian version of the driver for AMD 79C971 to compare with the PC's
> changes if anyone is interested.
Would you please send me your driver? I'll try to merge
these changes and test them on my 79c970/79c974.