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Re: Missing drivers for USB Ethernet adapters

On 2008-02-18 20:42 -0700, Gordon Farquharson wrote:
> Hi Håkon
> On Feb 18, 2008 3:19 PM, Håkon Stordahl <haastord@online.no> wrote:
> > I'm using as a gateway/router an NSLU2 running Debian and with an USB
> > Ethernet adapter attached, and it works very well. Thanks! However, I
> > noticed that in the most recent kernel package for IXP4xx in unstable
> > (linux-image-2.6.24-1-ixp4xx) the drivers for many USB Ethernet
> > adapters which used to be located in the directory
> > /lib/modules/<kvers>/kernel/drivers/net/usb seem to be missing. I
> > believe linux-image-2.6.22-3-ixp4xx is the latest kernel package for
> > IXP4xx where these drivers are included.
> The drivers were accidentally dropped from the kernel build because we
> reorganized our repository archive files. Please let me know which
> ones you would like enabled, and I'll make the changes. I have already
> enabled the asix driver [1]. Sorry for the inconvenience.

In my experince pegasus, asix and dm6901 covers a good range of
adaptors (all the ones we have bought and tried so far). dm9601 has a
very important patch in 2.6.23 - don't try and use it before that.

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