[realtek] 8139 embedded losing MAC or changing MAC address

John Tully tully@mikrotik.com
Wed Aug 28 02:25:01 2002

We have reports of people with the 8139 built on an embedded board having 
troubles with getting the MAC address or changes of MAC address for the 
same chip.

The 8139too v9.22 is being used.  Has anyone ever heard of this.


At 01:39 PM 8/27/2002 -0400, you wrote:
>On Tue, 27 Aug 2002, umesh jaiswal wrote:
> > I am working in the embedded system company .
> > for our embedded application I need some help from
> > your side.I want a
> > configuration which is having 8051 microcontroller
> > +ethernet card  interface .
>Unless you can build a PCI bus interface the 8051 that can handle bus
>masters (theoretically possible, but very unlikely), you should give up
>the idea.
>Check out the NatSemi and SMSC Ethernet chips, or perhaps the ones
>designed for 16 bit PCMCIA cards.
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