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Re: netdde not detecting cards

I have just finished compiling netdde/libdde and can confirm that the
patch is working on real hardware. I'm actually sending this email from my
hurd box.

Thank you so much for the patch!


> On 7/6/2012 12:10 AM, Samuel Thibault wrote:
>> Hello,
>> To people who were having problems of network card detection with
>> netdde, I've found that it was hardcoded that only bus 0 and 2 were
>> probed for.  The attached patch should probe for all buses, and
>> probably fix the issue you were having. Check your lspci output, if it
>> looked like
>> 03:19.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82579LM Gigabit Network
>> Connection (rev 04)
>> i.e. first number for the network board is neither 00 nor 02, then
>> it's normal that netdde was not finding your card. You can apply the
>> attached patch to the hurd package, install it, and rebuild netdde, or
>> just wait for the next hurd+netdde upload, or CD image build.
>> Samuel
> Samuel,
> This patch is working great on both of my machines now.
> As a side note, on one of the machines I am successfully using the 3c59x
> driver.  To build it I just
> added a "int nr_irqs = 255;" line directly in 3c59x.c.  I can try to look
> into a more appropriate
> solution if you would like.
> Thanks for all you do!!
> Barry deFreese
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