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Re: SiS900

Hi Andreas,

On Wed, Mar 09, 2005 at 08:34:38PM +0100, Andreas B. Mundt wrote:
> I modified the SiS900-patch given by "Gaël Le Mignot" (Thanks!!!)
> in http://lists.debian.org/debian-hurd/2004/05/msg00079.html.
> It can be applied on top of the debian patched mach source and
> allows (some...) support for the SiS900 ethernet card in gnumach:
> The card seems always to be detected during boot properly, but
> the device eth0 only appears (checked by "devprobe eth0") sometimes.
> If properly launched, it works fine.

It may be related with gnumach buggy delay implementation. Once the
driver is in the package we can take a deeper look.

> configure (MIG=/usr/bin/i386-gnu-mig on GNU/Linux)
> $ MIG=/usr/bin/i386-gnu-mig ../configure --enable-ide  --enable-sis900 \ 
> --enable....

You can just do "apt-get install mig" on Debian GNU/Linux. And no need
to specify MIG=...

> If someone is interrested and likes to further work on it, I can help
> as far as my time and skills allow. For now I) have no ideas left.

I'll add this patch to the debian package this weekend.


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