Subject: Re: SMC ISA Ethernet NIC support
To: Ruibiao Qiu <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/04/1998 15:53:37
On Thu, 4 Jun 1998 17:51:37 -0500 (CDT) 
 Ruibiao Qiu <> wrote:

 > I have a SMC ISA Ethernet NIC with BNC and UTP interfaces.  It
 > was recognized by NetBSD 1.2 and worked fine.  However, when I
 > tried to upgrade to 1.3, ifconfig failed because ifconfig can not
 > set media to 10baseT/UTP.  Since it was recognized as we0, I
 > looked into the if_we0.c file.  I found that this driver can only
 > support 10base2 and 10base5.  Is this NIC recognized correctly, or
 > the driver lacks the support for 10baseT?  Is this card supported
 > in current version?

Try setting the card to 10base5... the software interface to the card
only understands "xcvr on" or "xcvr off" ... and UTP is currently overloaded
on top of AUI...

Sigh, I need to remember to fix that...

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