Re: 3c590

Paul Gortmaker (
Tue, 10 Dec 1996 14:33:22 +1000 (EST)

> Is anyone looking into the broken 3c590 ethernet card driver? It seems
> people on v0.25 and the alleged latest v0.28c-all, get random hangs after
> various periods of time.

Hrrm, latest? I see the following on Don's page:

char *version = "3c59x.c:v0.29-all 12/5/96\n";

There is even a mailing list:

echo subscribe | /bin/mail

> And I assume 3com are not helpful with Linux drivers. Another company we
> should all blacklist if that is the case...

Tuck your Amiga-syndrome back under your hat :) 3Com have been more
helpful than most vendors -- they give away free docs, and have even
supplied Donald with free cards to use for developing linux drivers.