[tulip] AT-2800TX, I give up

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Wed Feb 20 14:08:01 2002

On Wed, 20 Feb 2002, Gert Doering wrote:

> > > The fact that the LED for link doesn't light sounds to me as if this
> > > whole part of the card isn't active... so it might not know whether
> > > a link is there or not.
> > 
> > There must be some magic to power the transceiver.
> Yep.
> Would it make sense to boot Win98, activate the card, boot back to Linux
> (without powering down anything) and then run "tulip-diag -af"?  Or would
> that destroy the settings anyway?

You could with a PCI card, but a CardBus card will be powered down while
initializing the PCMCIA code.  A Windows debugger could read the chip
values, but I don't know enough about MS-Windows to tell you how to use
one to read CardBus registers.

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