xl driver problems

David Perry perryd at llnl.gov
Mon Feb 7 11:51:21 PST 2005


I saw your post to lists.freebsd.org (Sat Oct 30 13:49:45 PDT 2004)

>FreeBSD 5.3 RC1
>ThinkPad 600E
>3Com Megahertz NIC, model 3CXFEM656C

I have a Dell Latitude CPx with the same 3Com NIC as your ThinkPad -- 
my dmesg & pciconf commands produce the same info as yours did.

The NIC works fine under Windows and Fedora Core 2 & 3, but not under 
FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE.  It appears to fail in the same way yours does.

The xl driver code has some references to the 656, but I do not know 
if this means that there is supposed to be support (with errors in 
the code), or if someone put in placeholders for later development.

Have you come to any resolution, or have you just given up?

   David B. Perry			Computer Scientist
   Lawrence Livermore Laboratory	e-mail: perry29 at llnl.gov
   Livermore, CA

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