rtl8139 network card driver works (BSP i386)

Joel Sherrill <joel@OARcorp.com> joel.sherrill at OARcorp.com
Wed Nov 23 15:01:48 UTC 2005

Grigori Khmyrov wrote:
> I'd like to let know to RTEMS users that the driver, that Angelo 
> Fraietta gave to me, works.

Angelo.. are you going to submit this driver?

> BSP i386 (actually I use i486)
> // Library:        LibNICS - RTEMS ethernet drivers.
> // File:        libRTL8139C.c
> // Description: Driver for Realtek 8139C(L) based cards.
> // Author(s):    Bill Paul <wpaul at ctr.columbia.edu>.  All rights reserved.
> //                 RTEMS version: TECMAV srl - 
> a.verardo at tecmav.fastwebnet.it
> // L.M. Date:    07-Nov-2003 (01:33:25)
> I start to use it about a 2 months ago. It works in real application and 
> transfer data at the rate ~1 MB/sec.
> I did not put it in the RTEMS source but just compile it with my 
> application.
> I never test the driver in proper/recommended way. I wander may be 
> somebody can add the driver
> to the RTEMS tree.
> Grigori
> Angelo Fraietta wrote:
>> Grigori Khmyrov wrote:
>>> Dear RTEMS guru,
>>> I saw a big discussion in 2002 about somebody wanted to write driver 
>>> for rtl8139 network card.
>>> Is it any rtl8139 drivers available or is it a way to make the card 
>>> work?
>> I was involved in part of the discussion in that I wanted one written. 
>> I have searched through my archives and there are two main threads.
>> One says that the 8139 in NE2000 campatible, but there are some minor 
>> incompatibilities.
>> Adriano Verardo gave a driver, but I have not tested it yet because I 
>> am flat out with other work right now. I have sent you this in another 
>> email. Maybe you can let us know how you go with it.
>>> Thank you,
>>> Grigori

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