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SubjectRe: DEC21150 bridge and unsupported 3COM NIC
On Tue, 22 Aug 2000, Andrew Morton wrote:

> Tigran Aivazian wrote:
> >
> > ...
> > Also, what about the "unknown 3COM 5257 device" - the one on the docking
> > station - is someone working on the driver? The existing drivers don't seem
> > to support it.
>
> It's a 3CCFE575CT Cardbus NIC. In 2.4 it is supported by 3c59x.c. In 2.2
> it is supported by 3c575_cb.c from the pcmcia_cs package.
>
> I guess you need to copy /usr/src/linux/drivers/pci/pci.ids onto
> /usr/share/pci.ids so lspci has an up-to-date database.

Ok, good, in this case it is the 3c905C-TX (behind the bridge) that for
some reason wasn't picked up by the driver. Do you know why?

Looking at the drivers/net/3c59x.c:vortex_pci_tbl[] I find

{ 0x10B7, 0x9200, PCI_ANY_ID, PCI_ANY_ID, 0, 0, CH_3C905C },

and the PCI header says:

00: b7 10 00 92

so the card should be supported. Do you know why the driver doesn't pick
it up?

Regards,
Tigran


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