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Re: ITP nictools-pci, nictools-nopci, mii-diag -- Many Tools for different Ethercards



On Wed, Jan 24, 2001 at 06:21:27PM -0500, Jaldhar H. Vyas wrote:
> On Wed, 24 Jan 2001, Alain Schroeder wrote:
> 
> > Package: wnpp
> > Severity: wishlist
> > URL: http://www.scyld.com/diag/
> >
> > Licence: GPL
> > Description: This is a collection of (Setup and) Diagnostic Tools for
> > lots of Ethernet Cards written by Donald Becker.
> >
> > I will seperate between PCI and non-PCI, because a lot of the ISA Tools
> > also work with some PCMCIA Cards.
> >
> > With mii-diag you can examine and set the MII registers of a network
> > interfaces.
> >
> >
> > I'm allready in contact with Donald Becker - in fact he suggested, that
> > I package all those little tools...
> > The Package is ready will be uploaded in a few hours.
> >
> 
> Will you be making kernel-module packages for the drivers?  I was only
> able to set up a D-Link DFE-530TX+ card with Beckers' RTL8139 driver which
> is newer than the version in the kernel sources.
> 
I'm not intending that... I'm in the lucky position that all my network
cards work without any patching :)

As you're a developer, do it yourself, if you need it ;)

	Bye,
	  - -- Alain -- -

-- 
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