Subject: Re: Intel EtherExpress Pro/10+
To: sudog <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/04/2001 19:55:50
On Tue, Dec 04, 2001 at 10:40:18AM -0800, sudog wrote:
> On Tuesday 04 December 2001 01:12, Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:
> > On Wed, Nov 28, 2001 at 10:18:08AM -0800, sudog wrote:
> > > isn't the driver for that card "iy0"? I run some of those here, it's
> > > the ISA model right? I run a bunch of those. There were some problems
> > > earlier in the driver but I think they've been fixed and had mainly to
> > > do with systems that had multiple iy devices in them..
> >
> > No, it's not iy.
> Are you certain? There is most definitely an Intel EtherExpress PRO/10+ 
> ISA version, because I have about eight or nine of them ripped out of old 
> bank terminals that I've been using in all sorts of old machinery.

Oh. OK. Then I'm wrong.

> The ISA version was always detected as iy0/iy1 (after I added the entries 
> to a kernel config) and so forth. According to the URL: 
> The card is PCLA80205B? That might be HP's own nomenclature though..
> In Intel's site, the following URL describes the PRO/10+ ISA (which are 
> the ones that I have):
> The E10DISK is the one I use to reprogram the cards from the DOS prompt. 
> They are detected and work as "iy0" devices. Lemme dig up a dmesg..
> iy0 at isa0 port 0x360-0x36f irq 11: address 00:aa:00:60:39:a6, rev. 1, 32 
> kB

if it (sort of, or really) works, this really is the iy. (i82595xy for some
value of x and y). The hardware detection looked alien enough when I did it
that I guess no other chip will pass it.

> Hrm..  That's not terribly informative. I can dig up the "real" chipset if 
> you like by taking a look at whatever's on the PCB?

Look for the Intel chip - see above.