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Re: MIPS 2.1.89 now in CVS

To: tsbogend@alpha.franken.de (Thomas Bogendoerfer)
Subject: Re: MIPS 2.1.89 now in CVS
From: alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk (Alan Cox)
Date: Fri, 27 Mar 1998 00:08:00 +0000 (GMT)
Cc: alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk, ralf@uni-koblenz.de, linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com, willmore@cig.mot.com
In-reply-to: <19980327004757.19715@alpha.franken.de> from "Thomas Bogendoerfer" at Mar 27, 98 00:47:57 am
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
> the 53c9x mips support is a "port" of the sparc esp driver, which I did
> based on work from the m68k people (fastlane, blizzard, etc.). And I also
> verified that the changed esp still runs on a Sparc (at least on my SS2).

Thats the same path the Mac people are taking

> So I should put fixing it higher on my todo list:-) ? It still has problems
> with real network traffic. I know the reason, but didn't have time to fix
> it, yet.

Not instantly but the later macs use the sonic (the nubus plugin cards are
all NE2000's in disguise)


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