Re: Which nic module for Dec AlphaServer 1000 nic?
On Tue 23 Nov 1999, simonst@WellsFargo.COM wrote:
> The nic card is an EtherWORKS Turbo PCI DE435-AA. The "Device Name
> Convention" figure in my AlphaServer manual shows ER or EW prefixes for
> ethernet ports (Lance DEC 4220 or Tulip DEC 21040), but my SRM "show device"
> shows neither. I see what might be 48-bit ethernet addresses on FRA0 and
> FRB0, but the manual says "FR" prefix is for FDDI.
> >>>show device
> dka0.0.0.6.0 DKA0 RZ28M0568
> dka400.4.0.6.0 DKA400 RRD45 1645
> dva0.0.0.1000.0 DVA0
> mka500.5.0.6.0 MKA500 TLZ07 553A
> fra0.0.0.1003.0 FRA0 08-00-2B-B6-90-3B
> frb0.0.0.1005.0 FRB0 08-00-2B-B6-A6-84
> pka0.7.0.6.0 PKA0 SCSI Bus ID 7
Maybe fast ethernet also gets the "FR" prefix?
> Assuming that the "de4x5" driver is not a module, but is compiled into the
> kernel, are there boot parms that will make it recognize my nic card? I
It should probe it automatically... Maybe your NIC has PCI IDs that
aren't recognized by the driver in your kernel (2.0.36 I guess?).
> More generally, where do the *.o kernel modules come from? I scanned the
> hard drvice and the Debian Alpha 2.1 cd and couldn't find them.
The "standard" ones are on the "drv1440.bin" floppy image (i.e. the
driver floppy). Additionally the kernel-image-* packages have the kernel
home: email@example.com http://www.wurtel.demon.nl/
work: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.murphy.nl/
debian: email@example.com http://www.debian.org/
isdn4linux: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.isdn4linux.de/