[eepro100] 82801BD support

Simon Pollard Simon.Pollard@barnet.ac.uk
Fri Aug 9 16:09:01 2002

On 9 Aug 2002 at 12:34, Donald Becker wrote:
> On Fri, 9 Aug 2002, Simon Pollard wrote:
> > Bus  2, device   8, function  0:
> >   Ethernet controller: PCI device 8086:103a (Intel Corporation) (rev 
> > 129).
> The chip revision number is loaded from the EEPROM, but is normally in
> the range of 10-14 for a recent chip.  Thus I believe this isn't a new
> ID, but rather a corrupted or misprogrammed EEPROM.

Hmm, that could explain why this new batch of machines we've got
aren't working when the supposedly identical trial machine had no
problems at all.  Though I don't remember any details about the trial
machine other than it also being an 845G of some sort.

> > The (pre-installed) Windows driver describes it as an
> > Intel(R) PRO/100 VE Network Connection
> The 'VE' has an ID of 1031.  Is it possible this vendor changed the ID
> just to be incompatible?  Who made the motherboard?

It's an ASUS - see
(which agrees with Stephen that it's an 82562ET)

> I'll send you an tweaked eepro100-diag.c to see if the EEPROM is
> otherwise reasonable.

Results to come when I can get back to the machine, probably over the
weekend sometime...

  Simon Pollard (Simon.Pollard@barnet.ac.uk)
  IT Services, Barnet College

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