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Based on kernel version 3.16. Page generated on 2014-08-06 21:40 EST.

1	(C) 1997-1998 Caldera, Inc.
2	(C) 1998 James Banks
3	(C) 1999-2001 Torben Mathiasen <tmm@image.dk, torben.mathiasen@compaq.com>
4	
5	For driver information/updates visit http://www.compaq.com
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7	
8	TLAN driver for Linux, version 1.14a
9	README
10	
11	
12	I.  Supported Devices.
13	
14	    Only PCI devices will work with this driver.
15	
16	    Supported:
17	    Vendor ID	Device ID	Name
18	    0e11	ae32		Compaq Netelligent 10/100 TX PCI UTP
19	    0e11	ae34		Compaq Netelligent 10 T PCI UTP
20	    0e11	ae35		Compaq Integrated NetFlex 3/P
21	    0e11	ae40		Compaq Netelligent Dual 10/100 TX PCI UTP
22	    0e11	ae43		Compaq Netelligent Integrated 10/100 TX UTP
23	    0e11	b011		Compaq Netelligent 10/100 TX Embedded UTP
24	    0e11	b012		Compaq Netelligent 10 T/2 PCI UTP/Coax
25	    0e11	b030		Compaq Netelligent 10/100 TX UTP
26	    0e11	f130		Compaq NetFlex 3/P
27	    0e11	f150		Compaq NetFlex 3/P
28	    108d	0012		Olicom OC-2325	
29	    108d	0013		Olicom OC-2183
30	    108d	0014		Olicom OC-2326	
31	
32	
33	    Caveats:
34	    
35	    I am not sure if 100BaseTX daughterboards (for those cards which
36	    support such things) will work.  I haven't had any solid evidence
37	    either way.
38	
39	    However, if a card supports 100BaseTx without requiring an add
40	    on daughterboard, it should work with 100BaseTx.
41	
42	    The "Netelligent 10 T/2 PCI UTP/Coax" (b012) device is untested,
43	    but I do not expect any problems.
44	    
45	
46	II.   Driver Options
47		1. You can append debug=x to the end of the insmod line to get
48	           debug messages, where x is a bit field where the bits mean
49		   the following:
50		   
51		   0x01		Turn on general debugging messages.
52		   0x02		Turn on receive debugging messages.
53		   0x04		Turn on transmit debugging messages.
54		   0x08		Turn on list debugging messages.
55	
56		2. You can append aui=1 to the end of the insmod line to cause
57	           the adapter to use the AUI interface instead of the 10 Base T
58	           interface.  This is also what to do if you want to use the BNC
59		   connector on a TLAN based device.  (Setting this option on a
60		   device that does not have an AUI/BNC connector will probably
61		   cause it to not function correctly.)
62	
63		3. You can set duplex=1 to force half duplex, and duplex=2 to
64		   force full duplex.
65	
66		4. You can set speed=10 to force 10Mbs operation, and speed=100
67		   to force 100Mbs operation. (I'm not sure what will happen
68		   if a card which only supports 10Mbs is forced into 100Mbs
69		   mode.)
70	
71		5. You have to use speed=X duplex=Y together now. If you just
72		   do "insmod tlan.o speed=100" the driver will do Auto-Neg.
73		   To force a 10Mbps Half-Duplex link do "insmod tlan.o speed=10 
74		   duplex=1".
75	
76		6. If the driver is built into the kernel, you can use the 3rd
77		   and 4th parameters to set aui and debug respectively.  For
78		   example:
79	
80		   ether=0,0,0x1,0x7,eth0
81	
82		   This sets aui to 0x1 and debug to 0x7, assuming eth0 is a
83		   supported TLAN device.
84	
85		   The bits in the third byte are assigned as follows:
86	
87			0x01 = aui
88			0x02 = use half duplex
89			0x04 = use full duplex
90			0x08 = use 10BaseT
91			0x10 = use 100BaseTx
92	
93		   You also need to set both speed and duplex settings when forcing
94		   speeds with kernel-parameters. 
95		   ether=0,0,0x12,0,eth0 will force link to 100Mbps Half-Duplex.
96	
97		7. If you have more than one tlan adapter in your system, you can
98		   use the above options on a per adapter basis. To force a 100Mbit/HD
99		   link with your eth1 adapter use:
100		   
101		   insmod tlan speed=0,100 duplex=0,1
102	
103		   Now eth0 will use auto-neg and eth1 will be forced to 100Mbit/HD.
104		   Note that the tlan driver supports a maximum of 8 adapters.
105	
106	
107	III.  Things to try if you have problems.
108		1. Make sure your card's PCI id is among those listed in
109		   section I, above.
110		2. Make sure routing is correct.
111		3. Try forcing different speed/duplex settings
112	
113	
114	There is also a tlan mailing list which you can join by sending "subscribe tlan"
115	in the body of an email to majordomo@vuser.vu.union.edu.
116	There is also a tlan website at http://www.compaq.com
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