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Re: [K12OSN] Need Help Compiling Etherboot Roms



The chip is two things, a scsi controler and a
ethernet chip, so you can't take out one or the other
since it is one chip and embedded on the motherboard.


--- Robert McDonald <rob nzpages net> wrote:
> 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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