Subject: Re: Network drivers in "INSTALL_TINY" (was: CVS commit: src/sys/arch/i386/conf)
To: Matthias Scheler <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: port-i386
Date: 07/05/2005 21:38:30
On Tue, Jul 05, 2005 at 08:07:06PM +0100, Matthias Scheler wrote:
> > 3c503 was an *extremely* common card.
> Ok, I never encountered that one. The command cards I know about about
> were NE2000, Western Digital/SMC WD80x3 and 3Com 3c509.

Also note that the 3c503 was working better than the 3c509, because it
had larger on-board buffers.

> > That one, at least, should be put back.
> No problem. But you'll have to pick another card whose drive is commented
> out in "INSTALL_TINY". I tried to to remove only el(0) but it wasn't enough.
> Possile candidates are:
> # ISA network interfaces
> ate0	at isa? port 0x2a0 irq ?		# AT1700
> cs0	at isa? port 0x300 iomem ? irq ? drq ?	# CS8900 Ethernet
> #ec0	at isa? port 0x250 iomem 0xd8000 irq 9	# 3Com 3c503 Ethernet
> #eg0	at isa? port 0x280 irq 9		# 3C505 ethernet cards
> #el0	at isa? port 0x300 irq 9		# 3C501 ethernet cards
> ep*	at isa? port ? irq ?			# 3C509 ethernet cards
> ef0	at isa? port 0x360 iomem 0xd0000 irq 7	# 3C507

I think ef could go instead of ec. I've used lots of 3c503, but I've never
seen a 3C507.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference