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Re: Origin 200 Status

To: Stanislaw Skowronek <sskowron@ET.PUT.Poznan.PL>
Subject: Re: Origin 200 Status
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2005 23:35:12 +0100
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On Mon, Jul 11, 2005 at 04:08:00PM +0200, Stanislaw Skowronek wrote:

> > Of course there's a NIC.  The driver has no special handling for IP27 and
> > is capable of reading the NICs on some machines at least.  That would be
> > a rather suprising ability if there was no NIC associated with that IOC3 ;-)
> There is only a MAC NIC on a machine ths has. Remember that the Octane
> does not have the BaseIO NIC at the IOC3; both NICs placed there are
> actually hacks because of XBOW MicroLAN bug.

I was speaking of IP27, obviously.

> > > This is weird. This means the keyboard will not be operational, and I wish
> > > somebody (Ralf) looks into this. The IOC3 on IP27 BaseIO is a dual-slot
> > > device (takes two IRQs, the INTA and INTA+2).
> > All information that I have says only INTA is being used for IP27.  It
> > will probably take a bit of testing.
> Yeah, change the interrupt assignments in ioc3.c, plug in a keyboard and
> try. If it works, everybody wins :)

I could do - but the plane ticket to plug the keyboard is on you ;-)


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