Subject: Re: any details available on DECchip 21041 (updated PCI ethernet
To: None <port-i386@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: port-i386
Date: 07/20/1995 13:53:25
> I need a driver for a network card I have with a DECchip 21041.  It's
> _slightly_ different (initialization details) from the 21040 for which
> we have a driver from Matt Thomas (if_de.c).

For those who care, the if_de.c driver now supports the DC21041.

> Does anybody have docs available describing how the two differ?  I
> fiddled around with Matt's driver, but couldn't get it working on my
> thinwire port.
> I really wanted this working last night to do an install :(.  [The
> SMC8432BT card I mail ordered used to have the 21040 on it; newer
> versions now have the 21041.]

Actually, those are the SMC8432EBT which have the new chip.

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