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Re: Install & EtherExpress
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Install & EtherExpress
- From: Kirk Vogelsang <kirk_(_at_)_nda_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Thu, 25 Mar 1999 09:13:55 -0500 (EST)
On Wed, 24 Mar 1999, Louis Bertrand wrote:
> On Wed, 24 Mar 1999, Kirk Vogelsang wrote:
> > Hello all.
> > I'm trying to do an install via ftp, but the install
> > prog doesn't seem to detect my Intel EtherExpress 16
> > NIC.
> > Is there any special magik I can perform that'll
> > inform the install program of my card?
> Unfortunately, the only arcane magik is to run Intel's setup utility under
> DOS or Win95 in command line mode. The files are at Intel's www site.
> You need to tell the card to open up a some buffer RAM in the I/O memory
> space with the software setup utility.
I was afraid of that. Since I don't have, nor do I want, a DOS
box, could someone offer up a suggestion as to which NIC would
be do-able out of the box?
I've also tried a SMC EtherEZ, but it wasn't detected either.
FWIW, both do actually work.
Thanx again gang.
Kirk M. Vogelsang <kirk_(_at_)_nda_(_dot_)_com>
Net Daemons Associates, Woburn MA.