[etherlab-users] etherlab master 1.3.2 and e100

Florian Pose fp at igh-essen.com
Thu Jun 19 17:06:08 CEST 2008

On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 03:38:32PM +0200, Frank Werner wrote:
> > the e100 driver was never finished. Please don't use it, unless you want
> > to finish it by yourself... ;-)
> Arrrg ... I have a 82801DB PRO/100 NIC ... :-(((

A RealTek 8139C NIC costs about 5 €... ;-)

> Saying I want to finish it, could you give me some details what parts are
> missing?

If I remember it right, it's still in a state where sending works, but
receiving not. Moreover it's still using the old device interface. There
are a few similarities to the e1000 driver, maybe you can have alook at

> Whats about the Version 1.3.3 or 1.4 of EtherLab? Will there be drivers
> for e100 or eepro100?

Not up to now. eepro100 is the older version of e100, you should not use

BTW, there is a difference between EtherLab and its EtherCAT master, see

Best regards,
Florian Pose


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