Thinkpad 600E and 5.2
peter at sandilands.vu
Wed Jul 28 17:34:47 PDT 2004
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kevin Oberman [mailto:oberman at es.net]
> Sent: Thursday, July 29, 2004 10:24 AM
> To: peter at sandilands.vu
> Cc: Gary Kline; Victor Bratsev; FreeBSD Mobile Mailing List
> Subject: Re: Thinkpad 600E and 5.2
> > From: "Peter Sandilands" <peter at sandilands.vu>
> > Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2004 10:15:16 +1000
> > Sender: owner-freebsd-mobile at freebsd.org
> > I just dug out a TP600E, installed 4.10........
> > Xircom RE100 - works fine (16 bit card)
> > Xircom RealPort Cardbus Ethernet 10/100-Modem 56 - no go,
> expected as
> > no cardbus support in 4.x
> > D-Link DFE650 - works fine
> > 3Com Megahertz 3CCFE574BT - works fine
> > The "E" is a 2645-5JA
> > Just FYI these also work in a TP600, TP600X
> > If I use 5.x I need to run OLDCARD but the above cards
> work there also
> This surprises me a bit. I have not booted V5 on my 600E for about a
> year, but I was running NEWCARD on it at that time. Has something
> I do belive that I did have to add a sysctl to make NEWCARD work,
> though, but it supported my CardBus 10/100 Xircom card.
I'd be very interested in what the sysctl change was.
I've tried 5.1, 5.2, 5.21 and none of them work out of the box with my
cards and my TPs (yeah I own a collection :-) ).
So I've always just fallen back to using OLDCARD. But I'd like to
switch to NEWCARD.
Maybe I should do some digging??
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