Re: Shaw cable Wave ... help!!

From: Darren Boyd <dboyd_at_no.spam.please>
Date: Wed Dec 17 1997 - 09:28:57 CST

On Tue, 16 Dec 1997, Keith Brown wrote:

> 1. Since Shaw supplied me with their 3C900 "Boomerang" ethernet card it
> was necessary to recompile with another driver (I had previously been
> using a 3C509 with BNC ... Shaw's cable modem uses RJ45 ... I had to
> accept their card). Problem is that stock Linux 2.0.30 doesn't have a
> driver for this card! Where to find it? At
> is where I picked it up. Look for 3c59x.c at this web page, download it (I
> used Win 95 .. useful for once) and drop it in in place of the stock
> 3c59x.c driver in linux/drivers/net. Configure for a 3c59x card, recompile
> and reboot and voila the card is recognized!

In the 2.0.32 kernel (which I am using) the 3c59x driver worked fine
with the 3C90x card. Why do you say that "Linux 2.0.30 doesn't have a
driver for this card!" Did I miss something?

> This wasn't nearly as painless as I thought it would be. Now to play with
> it ....

You mean not as painfull, right?


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