Subject: Re: 100baseT ethernet card questions
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: None <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/08/1998 20:11:50 said:
> Unfortunately, the NetBSD Tulip driver doesn't use the generic MII
> layer; it has its own.  Looks like converting it might be Annoying,
> too, since the MII autonegotiation sequence is (needlessly) interwoven
> with the transmit logic :-/ 

It's probably even worse with the '143's own autonegotiation
registers where the advertisement bits are overlayed with
bits for actual settings. Not only that autonegotiation does
not work, full-duplex doesn't either. (I once found the bit
to set, but it was impossible to get into the driver's

best regards