Re: 3com 905 driver still missing from 2.0.31 prepatch

Paul Slootman (
Wed, 6 Aug 1997 17:29:54 GMT

Chris Evans <> wrote:
>> Paul Slootman <> wrote:
>> : card (at 10Mb/s), and have *never* had any problems. This is with
>> : heavy NFS and TCP traffic.
>Some clarification: Those of us who have had dreadful trouble with 3c59x.c
>driver are those with the 8k (I think) 3c590 boards, 10Mbits, with
>possibly some hardware bug. Basically, under 0.25, 0.30-all, 0.40 and

Ah, that may the significant difference. I appear to have:

kernel: eth0: 3Com 3c595 Vortex 100baseTX at 0xfcc0, 00:20:af:ee:ab:6a, IRQ 11
kernel: Internal config register is 100db, transceivers 0xe10a.
kernel: 64K word-wide RAM 3:1 Rx:Tx split, 10baseT interface.

Paul Slootman

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