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Re: MIPS/linux compatible PCI network cards

To: Michael Shmulevich <michaels@jungo.com>
Subject: Re: MIPS/linux compatible PCI network cards
From: Jun Sun <jsun@mvista.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2001 11:53:10 -0800
Cc: "linux-mips@oss.sgi.com" <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>
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On Fri, Jan 26, 2001 at 12:06:14AM +0200, Michael Shmulevich 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.
> 
> Thanks in advance,
> Sorry if this mail bothered you...
>

Intel eepro100 works on mips too.  What I had to modify is to
1) take care of the non-standard EEPROM
2) set rx_copybreak to 1518 to avoid some cache problem.
3) remove a buggy cpu_to_le32() coversion

I sent a patch to the author.  Hopefully next release it will be
ready for MIPS.

Jun 

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