automatic NIC driver selection.

Till Straumann strauman at
Tue Jan 31 02:58:17 UTC 2006

Karel Gardas wrote:
> Hello,
> has anybody here already hacked RTEMS to support some kind of automatic 
> NIC driver selection? The purpose is to compile once net-enabled 
> binaries and runs on two (or more) machines (pc386 BSP) with different NIC.
> Thanks,
> Karel
> -- 
> Karel Gardas                  kgardas at
> ObjectSecurity Ltd. 


Hacked is the appropriate word.

I write a wrapper 'attach' method which does the driver selection
(the MVME6100 BSP I recently wrote also does link detection
there), modifies the 'ifcfg->attach' and 'ifcfg->name' fields and
vectors to the real 'attach'.


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