[Soekris] MikroTik router software

John Tully tully at mikrotik.com
Wed Feb 27 07:11:21 UTC 2002


Hello,

We should be getting two of these boards in some days.  We will figure it 
out and write back.

John
www.mikrotik.com

At 11:48 AM 2/26/2002 -0800, you wrote:
>Hi Mike,
>
>Mike Davis wrote:
> >
> > After working with Mikrotik to get support for the national ethernet ports,
> > I find that there is a problem with irq assignments.  Subsequent reboots
> > activate some or none of the ethernet ports and the lowest numbered 
> port may
> > be 3rd port instead of 1st.
>
>You might want to ask MicroTik.... The net4501 BIOS allocates all needed
>resources according to the PCI standards, incl IRQ. Otherwise it
>wouldn't have been able to boot anything....
>
>On warm reboot, the BIOS do a hardreset on the PCI bus and reallocates
>everything.
>
>
>Regards,
>
>
>Soren
>
>
> > IO assignments look fine:
> >
> > PORT-RANGE        OWNERme=12 ms address
> >  20-3F             APIC
> >  40-5F             timer MMM
> >  60-6F             keyboard64 byte pong: ttl=255 time=
> >  C0-DF             DMA
> >  F0-FF             FPU
> >  1F0-1F7           IDE 1
> >  2F8-2FF           serial port
> >  3D4-3D5           [cga]
> >  3F6-3F6           IDE 1
> >  3F8-3FF           serial port
> >  CF8-CFF           [PCI conf1]
> >  E000-E0FF         [National Semiconductor Corporation DP83815 (MacPhyter)
> > Et...
> >  E100-E1FF         [National Semiconductor Corporation DP83815 (MacPhyter)
> > Et...
> >  E200-E2FF         [National Semiconductor Corporation DP83815 (MacPhyter)
> > Et...
> >
> > IrQs are another matter:
> >
> > Flags: U - unusedrebootceO
> >    IRQ OWNER
> >    1   keyboard  Set/vi
> >    2   APIC
> >    4   serial port
> >  U 5
> >  U 6
> >  U 7
> >  U 8
> >  U 9
> >  U 10
> >  U 11
> >  U 12
> >  U 13
> >    14  IDE 1
> >
> > Looks like there are plenty of available IRQs but it doesn't want to assign
> > them.  Any help much appreciated.
> >
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