Inspiron 1525 Hardware
koitsu at FreeBSD.org
Fri Sep 5 09:26:35 UTC 2008
On Fri, Sep 05, 2008 at 03:06:42PM +0900, Pyun YongHyeon wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 04, 2008 at 10:54:23PM -0700, Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> > On Fri, Sep 05, 2008 at 02:34:55PM +0900, Pyun YongHyeon wrote:
> > > On Thu, Sep 04, 2008 at 01:22:32PM -0500, Stephen Montgomery-Smith wrote:
> > > > The http://people.freebsd.org/~yongari/msk/msk.88E8040.patch patch for
> > > > the 88E8040 simply doesn't work. It is not because of lack of testing
> > > > (which I have performed for Pyun who wrote the patch), but apparently
> > > > because of lack of reliable documentation. There is a driver for
> > >
> > > Another problem is lack of hardware. 88E8040 seems to be intialized
> > > after applying the patch but link establishment seem to fail. :-(
> > I can purchase and send you a Marvel 88E8040 NIC, assuming we can find a
> > PCI or PCIe card somewhere that uses one. Otherwise, I could purchase a
> > motherboard which uses the IC and send that to you.
> I failed to find a standalone PCI/PCIe NIC based on 88E8040
> controller in local store.
I'll look around, and if I can't find anything, contact Marvell asking
which of their clients use their 88E8040 in standalone PCI/PCIe NICs.
If push comes to shove, I'll pick up a motherboard that has the 88E8040
on it and ship it to you free of cost.
| Jeremy Chadwick jdc at parodius.com |
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