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Re: [long] Lance on DS5k/200

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Subject: Re: [long] Lance on DS5k/200
From: Florian Lohoff <>
Date: Sun, 29 Jul 2001 02:14:00 +0200
In-reply-to: <>; from on Sat, Jul 28, 2001 at 09:41:14PM +0200
Organization: rfc822 - pure communication
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On Sat, Jul 28, 2001 at 09:41:14PM +0200, Jan-Benedict Glaw wrote:
> However, the chip actually does not transmit the frame. Please look
> at it because I don't have a clue about the lance chip. Especially,
> I see there problems:
>       - lp->tx_buf_ptr_lnc[i] and lp->rx_buf_ptr_lnc[i] are
>         quite low addresses. Is this correct? Are they relative
>         to some other address (TC slot address?)

If its a TC base address all addresses must be below 128*1024 as
a TC Slot IIRC has a 128K Window.

>       - while kernel's bootp tries to send the packet, only
>         buffers [0] to [5] are used. Why are not all 16 buffers
>         used?

Split between TX and RX ?

Florian Lohoff                     +49-5201-669912
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