Subject: Re: Driver for Asante de500 clones?
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Andrew Gillham <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/12/1996 18:48:46
Jonathon Stone wrote:
> I recently received a pair of free  Asante PCI 10/100 Ethernet cards.
> The NetBSD 1.2  driver recognises the cards, configures them, and
> finds  the  MAC address. However, I haven't managed to switch the
> cards from 10Mbit to 100Mbit. (i.e., using LINK1).
> 	de0 at pci0 dev 16 function 0: DC21140 [10-100Mb/s] pass 1.2
> 	de0: Ethernet address 00:00:94:75:2b:ba
> 	de0: enabling 100baseTX UTP port
> 	de0: interrupting at irq 9
> but the 10Mbit led at the rear of the card stays on.

On my system it is 'ifconfig de0 xxx link0' for 100Mbs, not link1.
Any possibility that the hardware is detecting the network speed
and refusing to switch?  (e.g. Were you plugged into a 100Mbs hub
at the time, or just a 10Mbs?)