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Re: firmware update



I'm sorry, I forgot to mention that the card in
question is a tulip card.


--- Brad Bobak <bradbobak@yahoo.com> wrote:

> heres the error ->
> 
> http://cpp.sourceforge.net/?show=16988
> 
> --- Grant Grundler <grundler@parisc-linux.org>
> wrote:
> 
> > On Thu, Jun 22, 2006 at 09:34:20PM -0400, Brad
> Bobak
> > wrote:
> > > Hi.. If I do a firmware update (on a hp c180)
> will
> > I
> > > be able to use non-hp pci cards (specifically a
> > faster
> > > nic)?
> > 
> > firmware update should not change anything related
> > to
> > PCI devices _besides_ graphics cards _OR_ if you
> > have
> > 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
> > box.
> > parisc-linux prints this at start up if you
> _might_
> > have such
> > a system:
> > 	The GSCtoPCI (Dino hrev 1) bus converter found
> may
> > exhibit
> > 	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
> > determine
> > what you'd like to do.
> > 
> > >  If not, does anyoone know of a list of
> supported
> > nics
> > > that I can use?
> > 
> > You can use most NICs. tulip, eepro100, e1000,
> > acenic, tg3
> > and several others are known to work on
> > parisc-linux.
> > However, only expect to boot from NICs with IODC
> > (parisc
> > firmware) support (e.g. tulip).
> > 
> > hth,
> > grant
> > 
> > 
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