This page has been accessed 13, times. If you do not wish to use logical addressing the default , then set these bytes to zero. Contents 1 Overview 2 Initialization and Register Access 2. However, you can supply an external file with a PXE ROM, and all of those adapter types including virtio-net are supported in gPXE, so this is not a very important restriction. Or maybe there’s another way? Sergey Vlasov 2, 1 10 Each of these then contains a pointer to the actual physical address of the memory used for the packet.

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Sign up using Facebook. When it prompted me for the drivers, I realized the Windows 98 SE disc I have didn’t have the drivers fas it. You should also have a variable that stores the current ‘pointer’ into each buffer i. There are other bits in CSR0 than can be set depending on how you set up interrupt masks in CSR3 and additionally other bits in CSR4 that can signal interrupts although these pcnnet usually masked out on reset.

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Interrupt done mask – if set then you won’t get an interrupt when the card has finished initializing. You probably want to set it to zero enable transmit and receive functionality, receive broadcast packets and those sent this physical address, disable promiscuous mode.

You also need to specify the physical address MAC address you want the card to use. Does anyone here have a pcneh story involving a Win98 VM and working internet?


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You need to parse ACPI tables etc. There are two ways of setting up the card registers: I didn’t get that part about the drivers: This page has been accessed 13, times. However, there are other differences between adapter types, which should be considered when choosing between multiple types which are all supported by the guest OS:. Of course, these are just random examples. When setting up a virtual machine with Virtualbox, iii the Network configuration section it is possible to dast from various emulated adapters: Personal tools Log in.

Turns out all I had to do was use LAN. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.

Users browsing this forum: If a new packet has been signalled then CSR0 bit 10 will be set. When setting up a virtual machine with Virtualbox, in the Network configuration section it is possible to select from various emulated adapters:. pchet

Return to Windows Guests. I’m not using NAT, though that shouldn’t make any difference really.

If it is gast, it means the card owns it and the driver should not touch the entire entry. Or maybe there’s another way?

If your Windows 98 SE disc doesn’t have drivers for AMD PCnet, it’s either some damaged or hacked up version of Windows or possibly some heavily modified OEM version only suitable for installation on specific hardware. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Sending packets involves simply writing the packet details to the next available transmit buffer, then flipping the ownership for the particular ring buffer entry to the card.


You can do this by either waiting for an interrupt if you didn’t disable the initialization done interrupt in CSR3 or by polling until CSR0 bit 8 is set. The next section will enable some interrupts amr the card. Receiving packets is normally done in your interrupt handler – the card will signal an interrupt iii it receives a packet and has written it to the receive buffer.

However, I’m still unable to use the internet.

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In this article we will use the latter. Note that if you want to wait for an interrupt you will also need to set bit 6 of CSR0 or interrupts won’t be generated you will need to enable this anyway to get notification of received packets, so it makes sense to set it at the same pcneg as the initialization bit.

You will need to allocate a 28 byte region of physical memory, aligned on a bit boundary.