On Mon, Apr 11, 2005 at 04:30:22PM -0400, Paul Chapman wrote:
> I've been experimenting with trying various PCI cards I have lying
> around in my Origin 200, to see if I can make any of them work.
The current Linux implementation limits IP27 to cards with 64-bit
> So far, I've had no luck: all of them have resource collisions with the
> IOC3 (presumably because of its address decoding). They're detected
> fine in /proc/pci.
What kernel version are you trying?
> So: has anyone had any luck with anything they've tried? In particular,
> I'm looking for an ethernet card that works (and is readily available),
> since the performance of the IOC3 is pretty wretched.
That actually also seems to be more of a limitation of how the IP27 code
is setting up RRBs for PCI devices, so any driver is expected to deliver
a somewhat modest (understatement!) performance. Fixing fortunately isn't
too hard ...