Re: Fix for Donald Becker's DP83815 network driver (v1.07)
Jeff Garzik (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Fri, 20 Apr 2001 12:19:49 -0400
Roberto Nibali wrote:
> > This was a special case, which btw had nothing to do with the starfire
> > driver itself. The user needed to support more than 8 eth ports, which
> > 2.2 complains about, and more than 16 eth ports, which 2.2 simply doesn't
> > allow without further changes.
> I made the changes and I was able to load 4 quadboards, 2 3com cards and
> 1 eepro100 (onboard) and I did some tests and it works fine. However the
> starfire driver seems not to initialize more then 4 quadboards. I put in
> 5 and he doesn't initialize it and the others don't work although they
> get initialized.
If all five show up in 'lspci', then starfire driver should be able to
register all five. [if it doesn't, it is probably a starfire bug]
If only four show up in lspci, that sounds more like a PCI core problem
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