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Re: [MiNT] PCI Ethernet boards drivers for MiNT
On Thu, 11 Nov 2010 04:22:45 , Stefan Niestegge <email@example.com> wrote:
> Am 10.11.2010 18:02, schrieb Jean-Luc CECCOLI:
> > On Wed, 10 Nov 2010 16:32:57 , Peter Slegg<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> On Wed, 10 Nov 2010 17:00:35 , Jean-Luc CECCOLI<Jean-Luc.Ceccoli@wanadoo.fr> wrote:
> >>> Hello,
> >>> Are drivers for PCI ethernet boards planned ?
> >> http://assemsoft.atari.org/rtl8139/index.html
> >> Is this what you mean ?
> > I didn't know about this.
> > Fine. :-)
> That driver successfully recognizes my RTL8139 card and configures it
> for MiNTnet (static IP setup).
> As soon i attempt to transfer data, the system hangs or just nothing
> This is due to some DMA problem in CTPCI yet to be solved, i've been told.
> RTL8029 cards are not available in 3.3V version.
> The Hades 8139 driver uses offscreen memory of the ATi gfx card in Hades
> for buffering DMA transfers, so that one doesn't work on anything but
> the Hades.
Things suddenly become less fine. :-(
That means I ought to wait before I ask for my CTPCIs to be sent to me ?