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Re: Moved to 2.4.21 kernel

On Wed, Jan 28, 2004 at 08:32:40AM -0600, Alex Yung wrote:
> Is your SBUS NIC a "Happy Meal Ethernet" card?  "hme" is not compiled in the
> Sparc32 kernel 2.4.21.  Perhap, try this:
> modprobe sunhme [macaddr=0x0,0x0,0x0,0x0,0x0,0x0]
> You only need to specify "macaddr" if you want a different mac from your
> onboard Lance Ethernet.  I also observed a feature about assigning mac.  My
> Sparc Classic/Gateway has 2 SBUS NICs and onboard Lance.  When I specified
> mac for one of the sunhme, the kernel automatically assigns the next
> sequential mac for the second sunhme.

And, if it's a bigMac card, yes, they are out there, 

modprobe bmac

should work.  Don't know if you can specify the mac addr the same way,
but if you need to you can set it with ifconfig, too.  I don't use my
lance so I don't do any of that.


> On 1/27/2004 11:38 PM, David Demland wrote:
> > I have moved my SPARC 5 box to the 2.4.21 kernel. The problem is that the
> > SBUS NIC that was added is not being seen. I am not sure what driver this
> > would need, but the modules that loaded with the old 2.2 kernel do not seem
> > to get the second NIC to work. What do I need to do to get the second NIC to
> > work?

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