Re: firmware update
heres the error ->
--- Grant Grundler <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 22, 2006 at 09:34:20PM -0400, Brad Bobak
> > Hi.. If I do a firmware update (on a hp c180) will
> > be able to use non-hp pci cards (specifically a
> > nic)?
> firmware update should not change anything related
> PCI devices _besides_ graphics cards _OR_ if you
> one of the "old dino" machines that exhibited data
> corruption (only some HP gfx cards were allowed on
> those boxes).
> The latest firmware will enforce that restriction by
> not booting if a PCI device is installed in such a
> parisc-linux prints this at start up if you _might_
> have such
> a system:
> The GSCtoPCI (Dino hrev 1) bus converter found may
> data corruption. See Service Note Numbers:
> A4190A-01, A4191A-01.
> Systems shipped after Aug 20, 1997 will not exhibit
> this problem.
> Models affected: C180, C160, C160L, B160L, and
> B132L workstations.
> Please locate/read the service notes in order to
> what you'd like to do.
> > If not, does anyoone know of a list of supported
> > that I can use?
> You can use most NICs. tulip, eepro100, e1000,
> acenic, tg3
> and several others are known to work on
> However, only expect to boot from NICs with IODC
> firmware) support (e.g. tulip).
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