[tulip-bug] SMC1255TX/LP Problem - TX errors and Carrier errors X2
Thu Aug 22 06:12:01 2002
Yes, the tulip.c:v0.95 6/21/2002 driver I am using now is from the
It is basically using the Accton EN1217/EN2242 (ADMtek Comet) chip
code to run this card that has an EN5251 on it. Both the old driver
and the new one give the TX and Carrier errors in ifconfig. However,
both seem to operate.
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> Subject: RE: [tulip-bug] SMC1255TX/LP Problem - TX errors
> and Carrier
> errors X2
> On Wed, 21 Aug 2002, Denny Fox wrote:
> > The EN5251 chip is not in the tulip.c:v0.95 6/21/2002
> driver at all. I
> > don't have the capability to merge the changes myself.
> > I hope that someone can update the current tulip driver
> and support
> > the SMC1255TX with the EN5251 chip under 2.2.x kernels.
> You did try the driver from
> http://www.scyld.com/network/tulip.html ?
> According to my experience (with a dozen of SMC1255TX)
> that one works
> (and it does recognize the card as AdmTek Comet, which is
> appropriate as
> that should be the chip on the card if SMC hasn't changed anything
> lately). Besides, with more recent 2.4 kernels (e.g.
> 2.4.18), you get the
> support built in.
> Juhan Ernits
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