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SubjectRe: sun + gigabit nic
On Mon, 8 Oct 2001, David S. Miller wrote:

> From:
> Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2001 00:07:29 +0200 (CEST)
> so any gigabit copper cards that DO work under sparc64 ?
> Syskonnect and copper Acenic's work just fine. I see copper netgear
> Acenics all the time here locally at Fry's for around $300 USD.

Ok then i quote Thomas Duffy (about the GA622T) :

> this is netgear's gige over copper card. it does not use the acenic
> chip. instead it uses the national semiconductor 83820 chip and a
> different driver. this driver did not go into the kernel until ~2.4.10
> (ns83820.c) and does not work under sparc64 so far -- it seems to

so about which netgear card are you talking ?

on i see 3 copper cards :

GA620T, GA621T and GA622T

but on the online store i only see the GA622T (so it looks like the other
2 are end of life or something?)

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