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Re: [K12OSN] Anyone using Compaq Deskpro 5133



Hi all,

I have a whole bunch of Compaq Deskpro 5133 xl boxes.
They do not use the tlan chipset. (I am not at the lab
right now but,) I think they use one of the amd
chipsets that also act as a SCSI controller. I got
them to work with etherboot. The trick is that you
have to click the configure button on rom-o-matic.com
and then select CONFIG_PCI_DIRECT option because the
5133 have a messed up pci bus/bios implementation.

Chris

--- "John A. Smith"
<jsmith breakthroughministries com> wrote:

> I actually got the tlan driver to work with a
> Deskpro 2000, but not with the 5133s. I think I need
> at least 100 mbps, however, so I'm trying different
> cards. Thanks for the work though!
> 
> -john
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> Timothy Legge wrote:
> > On Wed, 2004-10-27 at 15:57, Jim Wildman wrote:
> > > On Wed, 27 Oct 2004, John A. Smith wrote:
> > > 
> > > > Did you use the onboard nic? What driver
> worked with it and was it only capable of 10 mbps?
> > > > I think it's a tlan:netflex3, but haven't
> gotten it to work yet. 
> > > > 
> > > 
> > > I (and others I know) have had lots of headaches
> with tlan cards.  My
> > > advice would be to grab some used Intel cards at
> your local retailer and
> > > disable the onboard nic.
> > 
> > Hi
> > 
> > I wrote the etherboot driver for the tlan about a
> year ago.  To the best
> > of my knowledge it works fine (on all three pci
> nics I have as well as
> > several reports from other people).
> > 
> > It is likely that many people were unable to use
> the tlan prior to this
> > and just installed a different pci nic.
> > 
> > If you have issues with the tlan, I am will to try
> to resolve it. 
> > Contact me directly or through the etherboot-users
> list.
> > 
> > Tim
> > 
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