Re: tulip driver still broken

From: Jeff Garzik (
Date: Mon Jul 30 2001 - 18:09:33 EST

On Mon, 30 Jul 2001, Joshua Schmidlkofer wrote:
> I am afraid of post these days. However, I must comment that I too am having
> trouble with the tulip driver, on several SMC nic's that use the DEC
> chipset. I tried mii_tool, with no success.
> I have just been copying the tulip driver from 2.4.4 forward... because I
> don't have enough time to try and create an intelligent error report.

Thanks for the report!

Currently there are problems with 21041 old chipsets, which include SMC
and several other cards. You can use 0.9.14 from until I get around to fixing it.

(off vacation, but now moving to new house w/ no Internet :))


> On Monday 30 July 2001 04:19 pm, Thomas Zehetbauer wrote:
> > My genuine digital network interface card ceased to work with the tulip
> > driver contained in kernel revisions >= 2.4.4 and the development driver
> > from
> >
> > It seems that the driver incorrectly configures the card for full duplex
> > mode and I could not figure out how to override this with the new
> > MODULE_PARM macro.
> >
> > I am now using the stable driver 0.9.14 from which works
> > fine.

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