Subject: Re: PCI mode probe [was Re: INSTALL kernel support ]
To: Matthias Drochner <>
From: Manuel BOUYER <>
List: port-i386
Date: 12/11/1997 13:06:08
On Dec 11, Matthias Drochner wrote
> That's encouraging.
> But it's not yet perfect.
> Jarkko Torppa reported that a PCNET-PCI network interface
> stopped to work on a Compaq after he applied the patch. The
> lance initialization failed, which is in my experience caused by the
> master enable bit not set in the PCI command register. This bit is
> explicitely set in if_le_pci.c.
> [...]
> Does anybody have a Compaq and hardware which allows
> to check if config write accesses do the right thing?

I could check this on my deskpro/4000 which has an on-baord thunderLAN
interface. But this machine is not one of mine, so I have 
to wait for the regular user to leave before testing a boot floppy on it

Maybe this evening ... Could you tell me what I need to check ?

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.