[vortex] 3c575 support broken

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Mon Nov 19 15:15:00 2001

On Thu, 15 Nov 2001, Mike Hayward wrote:
> I have a 3com pcmcia ethernet card which works great in my 2.2.x
> kernels with the 3c575_cb.c driver.  It no longer works in linux
> 2.4.7... the new driver 3c59x.c indicates that the old driver was
> merged in with it.  Here are the kernel boot messages:
> The new driver lights up the 10mbit led instead of the 100mbit led and
> is unresponsive.

This indicates that the transceiver power configuration bits are
incorrectly set.

> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> linux 2.2.19
> Nov 12 12:51:27 flux kernel: 3c59x.c:v0.99Q 5/16/2000 Donald Becker, becker@scyld.com 
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> linux 2.4.7
> Nov 12 12:38:36 flux kernel: 07:00.0: 3Com PCI 3CCFE575BT Cyclone CardBus at 0xe400. Vers LK1.1.16

Hmmm, note that the driver ID line isn't emitted with the newer kernels.
That makes it difficult to accurately identify the driver.

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