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SubjectRe: My 3c980 is misdetected
Matt wrote:
> More NIC-related queries,
> Under the 2.4.13 kernel, the 3c59x.o driver misdetects my 3c980 as a 3c982
> (the dual port version of what I assume is the same card):
> 3c59x: Donald Becker and others.
> 00:09.0: 3Com PCI 3c982 Dual Port Server Cyclone at 0xdc00. Vers LK1.1.16
> Here is the output of lspci -v:
> 00:09.0 Ethernet controller: 3Com Corporation: Unknown device 9805 (rev 78)
> Subsystem: 3Com Corporation: Unknown device 1000
> Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 32, IRQ 10
> I/O ports at dc00 [size=128]
> Memory at db000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=128]
> Expansion ROM at <unassigned> [disabled] [size=128K]
> Capabilities: [dc] Power Management version 2
> It all seems to work fine, but I was wondering if this might cause a
> hiccup anywhere? 2.2.19 identified my card correctly, and I have some
> earlier 3c980 models in another box still running 2.2.19, which get
> detected correctly too:

No, that's OK - it's just the identification string which is
incorrect. I was "updating" the ID strings from the latest Becker
driver and one of us got it wrong...
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