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Re: [K12OSN] Need Help Compiling Etherboot Roms



If they are to be thin clients then take out the scsi controller and see what 
happens. It might be conflicting with the NIC.
Cheers
Rob

On Mon, 02 Jun 2003 05:28, Chris Thomas wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I have a problem. In the computer lab I help
> administer, we recieved a bunch of old Compaq Deskpro
> XL (486-66 with scsi and on board ethernet, and
> sound). It would be really nice to get these systems
> running since our shcool has no money for computer
> projects. Here is my problem:
>
> I have about 20 Compaq Deskpro XL 5133s that work with
> etherboot. They have a PCnet LANCE PCI Ethernet
> Controller. These controllers have a PCI ID of
> 0x1022,0x2000, that is on the PCI card list on
> etherboot
> (http://www.rom-o-matic.com/5.0.10/src-5.0.10/NIC).
> The Compaq Deskpro XL 466 does not work with etherboot
> because it uses the PCnet Ethernet & SCSI Ctrlr which
> has a PCI ID of 0x1022,0x2040. This id is not on the
> etherboot NIC list.
>
> My solution was to download etherboot and add the
> PCnet Ethernet & SCSI Ctrlr to the NIC list and
> compile the driver. I've downloaded etherboot and
> added a line in the NIC file so etherboot can reconise
> the Deskpro XL 466's ethernet controler. Then I
> compiled etherboot. The compile went ok but when I
> tried to run etheboot on the Deskpro XL 466, it
> wouldn't run. I think im compilining the etherboot
> wrong and need some help.
>
> Can someone with experiance compiling etherboot roms
> help me? Thanks in advance.
>
>
> Chris
>
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