5.3-R and D-Link DFE530TX cards

Matt Emmerton matt at gsicomp.on.ca
Tue Mar 1 03:26:25 GMT 2005

I just installed 5.3-R on a spare machine, which is equipped with a D-Link
DFE-530TX network card.
This is a "typical" Digital 21440A-based card which has worked fine fine
under 4.x before.
In 5.3, it's shows up as a 'de' device, but I recall it being either a 'dc'
or a 'vr' under 4.x.  Or maybe not.

Here's what "boot -v" shows (hand-transcribed):

de0: <Digital 21140A Fast Ethernet> port 0xe800-0xe87f mem
0xc9000000-0xc900007f irq 5 at device 9.0 in pci0
de0: Reserved 0x80 bytes for rid 0x10 type 4 at 0xe800
de0: can't read ENET ROM (why=-4) (7f7fef7f ..... )
de0: 21140A [10-100Mb/s] pass 2.2
de0: address unknown

Any ideas of what I can do to get this card working?  I am going cvsup
to -STABLE as soon as I can find another card that works.

Matt Emmerton

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