Driver: Intel 82595 Chipset Driver Overview: NeXTanswer #1791
Last Update: April 23, 1997
A version of this driver is on the CDROM
Newer Released Driver in NeXTanswers*: Yes, Version 3.31, as NeXTanswer #1854 Newer Beta Driver in NeXTanswers*: Yes, Version 3.35, as NeXTanswer #2164
Driver Name / Installer .pkg: Intel82595NetworkDriver Driver Type: Networking Driver Scope: Product Family Supported Components: Intel i82595 PC Bus / Interface Supported by Driver**: ISA, PCMCIA
General Overview notes: This driver supports ethernet adapters based on the Intel82595 LAN chipset.
Supported Products / Add-on Adapters: Cogent EM595 TP PCMCIA (RJ-45)
Cogent EM595 C PCMCIA (RJ-45/BNC)
Intel EtherExpress PRO/10 ISA LAN Adapter (BNC/RJ-45/AUI)
Intel EtherExpress PRO/10+ ISA LAN Adapter (BNC/RJ-45/AUI) (PCLA8200B)
Intel EtherExpress PRO/10+ ISA LAN Adapter (BNC/RJ-45) (PCLA8210B)
Intel EtherExpress PRO/10+ ISA LAN Adapter (RJ-45) (PCLA8220B)
Intel EtherExpress PRO/10+ ISA LAN Adapter (BNC/RJ-45/AUI) (PCLA8205B)
Intel EtherExpress PRO/10+ ISA LAN Adapter (BNC/RJ-45) (PCLA8215B)
Intel EtherExpress PRO/10+ ISA LAN Adapter (RJ-45) (PCLA8225B)
Supported Products / Systems (ie integrated into PC System):
Special Features of Driver / Driver Notes: The driver has not been tested with the following adapters, but should work:
Cogent EM525 ISA (BNC/AUI)
Cogent EM525 TP ISA (RJ-45)
Cogent EM525 C ISA (BNC/RJ-45/AUI)
Networking Driver Details
Network Type**: EtherNet, Full Duplex Speed*: 10 Mb/s Access Mode**: PIO Buffer Size*: 64KB Supported Connectors**: AUI, BNC, UTP
* This driver has not been tested with the Cogent 525 series, but should work.
* If you have stepping 3 of the EtherExpress Pro/10, version 3.31 of the driver will complain with en0: 82595 unsupported stepping (3), but will continue to work
Driver Version Notes
3.31 Added support for EE Pro/10 ISA
3.33 Initial support for EE Pro/10+ ISA
3.35 Added Plug and Play personalities for the PRO/10 and PRO/10+.
Future / Update Planning: Reason for New Driver / Update: New Driver / Update Timeframe:
New Driver / Update Description: Beta version (v3.35) adds Plug and Play versions of the Intel EtherExpress PRO/10 and PRO/10+ LAN Adapters.
Note: you should install the latest EISABus package (beta version 3.35) before configuring this driver.
Note: Information contained in the "Future Planning" section of this document does not constitute a commitment on the part of NeXT to complete the planned development work.
* - Any NeXTanswer number that is blank indicates that a driver will not be released for this version of NEXTSTEP.
** - Indicates information that is inclusive of the entire capability of this driver. Not all devices supported by this driver may include all features listed. Check any available NeXTanswers and the hardware manual for the device for additional information.
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