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Re: DE200 network card

On Tue, 18 Feb 1997, David Wright wrote:

> On Tue, 18 Feb 1997, Alex Monaghan wrote:
> > Colin Watt wrote:
> > > Does Debian (or any Linux) support a DE200 network card?
> > > I can't see it on the list.
> > Don't know about Debian, but assume it's similiar to Slackware.
> > I have a few DE-100's and these are recognised by the NE drivers. If your card is 
> I don't know about NE drivers, but the DE200 is covered by the depca
> driver, see /usr/src/linux/drivers/net/depca.c for details. I found that
> probing a DE100 card with cdrom drivers etc. kills it. I don't know if
> DE200s are the same. I had to compile a kernel on another (3c509) machine
> to be able to use the ones with DE100 cards at all.

The 2.0.27 Debian kernel wiped the eeprom in my de-250 while it was
booting, very scary to boot into linux and then into win95 and find your
net card is no longer working :| The solution in my case was to move it
from port 0x280 to another.


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