Subject: Re: NetBSD/i386 and single board computers
To: Matthias Drochner <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: port-i386
Date: 12/09/1997 08:26:06
On Sat, 6 Dec 1997, Matthias Drochner wrote:

: The PICMG Teknor board works well in general.
: One weak point: It has the Intel 82557 as ethernet
: chip. One doesn't get documentation for it, and
: diskless boot didn't work for me. (The autonegotiation
: was "too smart".)

Then the diskless boot code should be updated...?  If you're trying NetBSD
(1.3 beta here, that is), there is a driver for the 82557:  the "fxp"
driver.  Perhaps it should be updated with the PCI ID codes used on your

: And there are too many decition makers who follow
: everybody who says "industry standard" or even
: "Windows NT compatible".


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