eepro100 on IBM Walnut board,

Ron Bianco ronb at
Fri Apr 6 08:47:40 EST 2001

Didn't have endian problems in the version we're using on our PPC 8240 board.
The version string says:  eepro100.c:v1.09j 7/27/99 Donald Becker.......etc.
I had problems with newer versions, I think endian issues were one of the them.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-linuxppc-embedded at
> [mailto:owner-linuxppc-embedded at]On Behalf Of Cort
> Dougan
> Sent: Thursday, April 05, 2001 1:33 PM
> To: Torben Mathiasen
> Cc: linuxppc-embedded at
> Subject: Re: eepro100 on IBM Walnut board,
> The latest eepro has serious endian-ness problems.  PPC and MIPS suffer
> this problem.
> } Has anyone tried using an Intel i82559 NIC as a second adapter with an IBM Walnut board? I'm using the
> eepro100 driver
> } with the montavista distribution (tried 2.4.0-test2 and 2.4.2) and the driver just keeps printing:
> wait_for_cmd_timeout.
> } The NIC won't send any frames, and no interrupts are generated.
> }
> } The docs claim that the eepro100 driver should work.

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