Carsten Langgaard wrote:
> "Kevin D. Kissell" wrote:
> > > > > Hello all,
> > > > >
> > > > > I would like to ask if someone knows some more or less widely
> > available
> > > > > PCI network card that is compatible with MIPS/Linux.
> > > > >
> > > > > I have heard of Tulip and AMD's PCnet. I wonder if you heard of
> > others.
> > > >
> > > > These all have already been used with Linux/MIPS. I don't have any
> > reports
> > > > on the current status of these drivers. If they don't work they should
> > > > be reasonably easy to fix.
> > >
> > > The tulip driver worked fine at least in the past. The AMD PCnet driver
> > works
> > > just fine, we are using it on our reference boards.
> > Note, however, that the Tulip driver that was part of the
> > standard 2.2/2.3 repository at oss.sgi.com was both
> > downrev with regard to the author's own web site and
> > subobtimal if not outright buggy in it's cache management.
> > The AMD PCnet driver as we found it was clean and efficient
> > but had no MIPS cache hooks. I had to put those in.
> > So unless Ralf or someone at SGI that the versions
> > on oss.sgi.com are the versions I cleaned up for MIPS,
> > I would recommend pulling them off the MIPS site.
> The AMD PCnet driver should be OK in the CVS from oss.sgi.com
At least in the 2.4.0 version.
> > Regards,
> > Kevin K.
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