[tulip] Re: tulip Digest, Vol 11, Issue 1

Robert G. Brown rgb at phy.duke.edu
Fri Aug 24 14:55:35 PDT 2007

On Thu, 23 Aug 2007, tulip-request at scyld.com wrote:

> This is probably about 7 years too late to be useful to anyone else - but -
> I wanted to be able to run linux on my wife's old Gateway Profile 2 with
> integrated Intel 21145, using the ethernet port.   So far as I know, none of
> the various tulip-based drivers have ever worked correctly on that
> controller on any linux release  (correct me if I'm wrong).   I tinkered
> with the Becker V0.91 version of tulip a little and got it working with
> 10BaseT media.    This is in a linux 2.2.20 kernel (for a
> linux-on-a-1.44-floppy).    I shall be fitting the equivalent changes to the
> current 1.1.14 tulip for e.g. linux 2.6.20 and later at some point.
> John

Hey, sounds like fun.  Sort of.  Hey, I still have a really really old
digital chip card somewhere...



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