[eepro100] Re: Intel 815EFV

Ben Greear greearb@candelatech.com
Tue, 04 Sep 2001 08:31:25 -0700

Danilo Godec wrote:
> On Tue, 4 Sep 2001, Alf wrote:
> > Just to update on the situation..
> >
> > After a long (almost one month) of board replacements, discussions.
> >
> > Intel recently contacted me to inform me of their Bios patch 13 for the
> > Intel MicroATX 815EFV motherboards. (Dated 22nd August 2001)
> >
> > Upon patching, the eepro100 drivers worked without any problems.
> Sounds cool. Can you test one thing though? Connect the 815EFV ethernet to
> a 10 Mbps hub and see if it works OK for some longer period of time (one
> hour or more). I had a bad case of lockups with 815EEA2 and 815EFV2 when
> connected to 10 Mbps only equipment, so I had to add a second NE2000
> compatible card in such cases... :/

The e100 driver worked in this situation for me, but I'd love to have
an eepro100 solution, so please let the list know this test is performed
successfully.  If I can get some more of the systems, I'll do the test
myself...but it may be a week or two...


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