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Date:      Wed, 6 Nov 1996 21:46:24 -0800 (PST)
From:      Doug White <dwhite@gdi.uoregon.edu>
To:        SKYNET1 <Skynet1@cris.com>
Cc:        Questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: Ethernet
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSI.3.94.961106214541.12066H-100000@gdi.uoregon.edu>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.SUN.3.95.961106193007.12406B-100000@galileo.cris.com>

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On Wed, 6 Nov 1996, SKYNET1 wrote:

> I have an ethernet card (somebody told me it was a realtek 8029, NE2000 or
> something), and I can't get it working. I get this line in my kernel:
> 
> pci0:10:    vendor=0x10ec, device=0x8029, class=network (ethernet) int a irq 11
> [no driver assigned]
> 
> So how do I set it up? The box of the card says Generic 32-bit ethernet.
> I'm using the 2.1.5-RELEASE.
> Do I need to write my own driver and place it into the kernel, or
> does the kernel come with some way to setup this card?
> If so, how should I rebuild it--with what settings?

If it is NE2000 compatible, you may be able to trick the ed driver into
accessing it, like we did with the lnc driver some time ago.

1.  Boot -v; get the info for this device.
2.  Configure ed with the io base and irq given.

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:  dwhite@resnet.uoregon.edu    | Residence Networking Assistant
http://gladstone.uoregon.edu/~dwhite    | Computer Science Major




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