[vortex-bug] Help with 3Com mini-PCI card

R. Lindsay Todd toddr@rpi.edu
Mon, 21 Aug 2000 10:24:09 -0400

At 12:10 AM 8/20/00 +1000, Andrew Morton wrote:
>"R. Lindsay Todd" wrote:
> >
> > Folks:  We have a few (hundreds) of IBM ThinkPad T20s that include
> > some sort of 3Com 10/100 mini-PCI Ethernet (with 56K Modem).  These
> > will be distributed to our incoming freshmen.  Some portion of them will
> > need to run Linux.
>These are proving tricky.
>Does it look anything like this:
>http://www.3com.com/mobile/pccards/3cxem556bt.html ?

It is a mini-PCI card that is NOT hot-swappable.  It sits in a little 
in the middle of the laptop.

>Could you please try removing HAS_CB_FNS and/or EEPROM_8BIT from that table
>Failing that, I think we need a datasheet.

We need the data sheet.  I've tried the three possibilities suggested by 
one or both of these flags...

[Although I know of some students who claim to have a working FreeBSD
driver; I'm trying to get a hold of their code and information...]


R. Lindsay Todd                         email: toddr@rpi.edu
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