usbadm8511.device, who made it?

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usbadm8511.device, who made it?

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My Amigaone G3-Se has a problem, the 3com chip is not working. I have made a reflow but still is not recognized by uboot.
since I have all the pci slot occupied by needed cards, I was planning to by an usb to ethernet adapter.
the only driver that's shown in devs/networks is the usbadm8511.device.
So I am wondering who wrote this driver?
This I need to know to ask him/them which brand and model of adapter did they built the driver on, that has this chip inside, because up to now I have not been able to find an adapter like this. Some says it is the Trendnet tu2-et100, but trendnet has told me it is not, all the 4 versions of their adapter are based on asix chips, not admtek chips.
Anybody can help?
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ok, nobody answered.
so I am wondering, why someone took the trouble to write the usdadm8511.device if this chip is so unusual and the adapters that make use of it are so rare that nobody knows them?
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Post by salass00 »

I guess most people don't use USB ethernet. I've never used it at least.

FWIW "adm5811" gives quite a few results (32400) with google so it's not that obscure:
https://www.google.fi/search?q=adm8511
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satiropan wrote:ok, nobody answered.
so I am wondering, why someone took the trouble to write the usdadm8511.device if this chip is so unusual and the adapters that make use of it are so rare that nobody knows them?
It (the latest version) is almost five years old - maybe the situation looked different back then?

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salass00 wrote:I guess most people don't use USB ethernet. I've never used it at least.

FWIW "adm5811" gives quite a few results (32400) with google so it's not that obscure:
https://www.google.fi/search?q=adm8511
believe me, I already did all the possible searches on google, I found the ADMTek page, I found someone who states that the trendnet TU2-ET100 adapter has this chip on board, but trendnet wrote me that it is not, they use ASIX chips in all the 4 version of the adapter.
I wrote to a lot of sellers of these adapters on ebay, very few of them were able to tell me what chip their adapter is based on, most are ASIX, most of the sellers didn't even bother to insert their adapter in a win xp computer to read the baloon that appears on bottom right, that says the chip used, they don't want to open the blister, stupid guys, that don't even know what they're selling!
so, if someone could make me contact the guy/guys who wrote the driver, so I could ask him/them, it will be real amigans friendship!
BTW, as I said, my 3com onboard chip is faulty, so if i want to use SII3112 sata, sb live!, USB Nec boards at the same time, I need a usb to lan adapter :(
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Just in case you haven't seen this doc for the driver, it is in Documentation/usb/adm8511_fd.doc (21-May-2008):
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About
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usbadm8511.device is a driver for 10/100 MBit/s USB ethernet devices
which use the adm8511 chip.


Configuration
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You can use environment variables to configure the behaviour of the
driver units. The variable is read every time the driver is launched
(ie. when an USB ethernet device is detected).

Currently the supported keywords are:

VENDORID/K/N -- Force device to use custom USB vendor ID.

DEVICEID/K/N -- Force device to use custom USB device ID.

10BASE-T=10BASET/S -- Force device to use 10 BaseT (10MBit/s).

100BASE-TX=100BASETX/S -- Force device to use 100 BaseTx (100MBit/s).

HALFDUPLEX/S -- Force device into half duplex mode.

FULLDUPLEX/S -- Force device into full duplex mode.


All this has to be put into "ENV:USB/usbadm8511.device/unitx" where x
is the unit number. An example, to be typed in a single line:

SetEnv SAVE USB/usbadm8511.device/unit0
"VendorID=1234 DeviceID=4321 100Base-TX FullDuplex"

When no USB vendor ID and USB device ID are specified, the driver tries
to find the first unused USB ethernet device which matches an internal
list of supported vendor/device pairs. You can use
SYS:Utilities/USBInspector to find out the vendor and device numbers of
your USB ethernet hardware.

Only one of the 10BASET and 100BASET keywords may be specified. When none
is specified, the driver uses auto negotiation for the speed configuration.

Only one of the HALFDUPLEX and FULLDUPLEX keywords may be specified. When
none is specified, the driver uses auto negotiation for the duplex
configuration.
I hope it is of use to you.
cheers
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@satiropan

According to this site http://wtigers.com/cs/blogs/brian/archi ... b-nic.aspx, it's the Trendnet TU-ET100C that has the adm8511 chipset.
It's only USB 1.1 though.

There's one on ebay right now:
http://www.ebay.nl/itm/EUC-TRENDnet-USB ... 2c6af3c036
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Mozzerfan wrote:@satiropan

According to this site http://wtigers.com/cs/blogs/brian/archi ... b-nic.aspx, it's the Trendnet TU-ET100C that has the adm8511 chipset.
It's only USB 1.1 though.
I know this page, I wrote to Trendnet to ask and they have stated that all the 4 versions of this adapter are based on Asix chips, not on ADMTek chips:

'1/11/2013 9:30:49 AM
Albert Mundy
(Technical Support Rep) Dear Customer,
The version 1 and 2 uses AX 88172
The version 3 uses AX88772
The version 4 uses AX88772ALF'

so I wrote to Brian, he said he is not sure, so...
I already have an asix chip based adapter, I don't want to spend the money to buy another one which could be the same, I must be 100% sure
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tonyw wrote:Just in case you haven't seen this doc for the driver, it is in Documentation/usb/adm8511_fd.doc (21-May-2008):

I hope it is of use to you.
this is interesting, thou I could not find this document in the documentation/usb drawer. which cd or update did you find it?
thanx
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Re: usbadm8511.device, who made it?

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satiropan wrote:
Mozzerfan wrote:@satiropan

According to this site http://wtigers.com/cs/blogs/brian/archi ... b-nic.aspx, it's the Trendnet TU-ET100C that has the adm8511 chipset.
It's only USB 1.1 though.
I know this page, I wrote to Trendnet to ask and they have stated that all the 4 versions of this adapter are based on Asix chips, not on ADMTek chips:

'1/11/2013 9:30:49 AM
Albert Mundy
(Technical Support Rep) Dear Customer,
The version 1 and 2 uses AX 88172
The version 3 uses AX88772
The version 4 uses AX88772ALF'

so I wrote to Brian, he said he is not sure, so...
I already have an asix chip based adapter, I don't want to spend the money to buy another one which could be the same, I must be 100% sure
I know, but your info is about the TU2-ET100. The TU-ET100C rev3.2 is different. This one uses the adm8511 chipset (pegasus II) edit: https://www.google.nl/search?q=tu-et100 ... =firefox-a
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