network initialization hangs

Eric Norum eric.norum at
Tue Jul 16 14:32:26 UTC 2002

On Tuesday, July 16, 2002, at 08:20 AM, Michael J. Siers wrote:

> Hi Sachin,
> I believe your problem is that RTEMS currently does not have a driver 
> for the
> RealTek based network cards.  I tried playing around with the network 
> code
> using the pc386 bsp but I could not find a supported network card.
> I did see someone had made an initial port of the Intel EtherExpress 
> 8255x
> driver.  Maybe you could try getting a hold of  this driver and one of 
> these
> cards.

I submitted a driver for the Intel EtherExpress.   Thomas Doerfler did 
the initial port and I made some small cleanups.  With luck (and some 
work on Joel's part) the driver will be in the next snapshot.

Eric Norum <eric.norum at>
Department of Electrical Engineering
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, Canada.
Phone: (306) 966-5394   FAX:   (306) 966-5407

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