Subject: Re: DE500-BA ethernet: can't 100 Mbit
To: Matthias Drochner <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/17/1998 18:04:26
At 07:06 AM 2/17/98 , Matthias Drochner wrote:
>I can't set my
>de0: DEC DE500-BA 21143 [10-100Mb/s] pass 3.0
>to 100baseTX.
>If I have it connected to a 100Mbit port at bootup, the
>"100" LEDs are lit until the autoconfiguration finishes.
>Then a "de0: enabling 10baseT port" appears and the
>slow speed is used.
>If I try to force the card to 100baseTX by "ifconfig", no
>link is established.

Strange.  It was working fine for me.  Hmm.  send me
some mail to look at it closer (after the first week
of March); work will take higher priority until then.
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