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Re: vmware & Etherboot

>Sounds, good but maybe we can make code changes to help them along until
>it gets fixed.  I also tried using netboot & the AMD packet driver and
>no packets were sent out so it's not just Etherboot.  Then I tried to 
>boot DOS and the use the packet driver with the WATTCP stack and BOOTP 
>worked just fine.  Maybe the require some kind of system initialization
>before using the ethernet?  I also use FreeDOS, AMD packet driver & WATTCP
>stack and it worked.
>Thanks, for the info.

Well it may not be just Etherboot but I think the code in Etherboot
has bugs. The AMD Lance uses DMA to transfer data and I'm sure I didn't
understand it correctly when I wrote the driver, so it doesn't always
work. I'd focus on why the DMA channel detection doesn't work.  The Lance
is a nice controller though. Right up there with the Tulip and the 3Coms
in what I regard as good designs.

Does VMWare allow you to single step code? It might be a great debugging
tool if it does.
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