Enable network for the Intel 82551ER chip - pc386

Joel Sherrill joel.sherrill at OARcorp.com
Fri Mar 23 14:44:25 UTC 2012

On 3/23/2012 9:14 AM, João Paulo Scalão Martins wrote:
> Hello guys,
> I'm using the PC386 BSP on a Single Board Computer and I need to 
> enable the ethernet interface of this SBC, so I can create TCP/IP 
> communication for my project.
> My SBC uses the Intel 82551ER ethernet chip. The PC386 BSP doesn't 
> have the specific driver for this chip, and I have some questions:
This NIC is supported by the libbsdport collection of add-on drivers.

Check that out from git.
> Does the ne2000 driver support this chip? How can I build the BSP with 
> the ne2000 driver? (the source folder of pc386 has a ne2000.c file, 
> but it seems that this file is not compiled in the building of pc386 - 
> am I wrong?)
No on ne2000.

It is compiled but only when networking is enabled.
> Thank you!
> Regards from Brazil
> Joao Paulo

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