Andrzej Popielewicz Phd

Dean Office
Department of Social Sciences , UAM

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Driver for Fast Ethernet 825xx controllers


My first week of holidays finishes well :

driver for 825xx controllers finally implemented and working.


  • simplest descriptor buffering ( a lot of room for optimisation)

  • IO mapped

  • 100 Mbs , full duplex

  • flow control not tested yet

  • tcp stack and sockets identical to those for realtek driver

  • ...

PRO 100 chips tested and supported

  • 82562EZ Integrated in ICH5

  • 82559

  • ...

Applications tested

  • dhcpclient, ping, ifconfig

  • lynx, ftpls

23.7.2012 In the meantime

  • 82562ET in ICH4 tested

  • 82550EY tested

  • Most ICH4/ICH5/ICH6/ICH7 LOM's should work out of the box

  • flow control on

September 2013

  • support for udp sockets added

  • support for icmp sockets added (SOCK_RAW)

  • ping from inetutils-1.4 ported

  • traceroute from inetutils-1.9 ported

Status : beta, stable

Literature ( hint : read it many times)

  • Intel 8255x open source software developer manual