EtherExpress PRO/100 Server Adapter - supported?
Thu Dec 9 11:40:03 1999
On Thu, 9 Dec 1999, Graham Leggett wrote:
> I have just taken delivery of an ethernet adapter that identifies itself
> as follows:
> Intel EtherExpress PRO/100 Server Adapter
> It has an onboard i960 on the thing, apparently it does great things to
> Netware or something.
Read the driver selection documentation at
Summary: boards with secondary processors are almost never documented, and
thus cannot be supported.
> Anyway, kudzu correctly picks up the card's existance (using a standard
> Redhat v6.1 installation), but the eepro100.o driver refuses to load:
Kudzu is wrong if it selects the eepro100 driver.
> Ethernet controller: Intel Unknown device (rev 3).
> Vendor id=8086. Device id=5201.
> Prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xe3000000 [0xe3000008].
> The keywords here seems to be "Unknown device". Is there some hope for
> this card?
No, not unless Intel writes the driver, and AFAIK they are not planning to.
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