Subject: Re: Network Interface Cards
To: NetBSD/i386 Discussion List <port-i386@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <email@example.com>
Date: 09/30/2000 21:53:34
On Sat, Sep 30, 2000 at 09:35:43PM -0400, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> I have a pair of Ansel Comm. 2100/1500 cards that do DMA and have an
> AM79C960KC chip. They "suck" with NetBSD's "nele" driver but maybe
> Steve Nuchia's "tn" driver from BSD/OS will talk to them. As I recall
> South Coast Computing's TNIC-1500 card was one of the fastest of its
> generation, at least using that chip.
Not likely, not in a modern PC. ISA DMA really screws things up with modern
PCI host chipsets.
Thor Lancelot Simon firstname.lastname@example.org
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