Subject: Re: gem (ERI/GEM/GMAC Ethernet device driver) has problems on macppc -current
To: Steven M. Bellovin <>
From: David Laight <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/21/2005 18:46:20
On Fri, Oct 21, 2005 at 04:12:50AM -0400, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> In other words, whenver your machine is supposed to use half-duplex, 
> you get these failures, whether the setting is manual or automatic.  I 
> don't know if it's a bug in the chip or the driver, though.  I don't 
> recall all of the details of this thread, but how do other OSs behave?  
> Do any succeed in such a situation? If so, it's probably a driver bug.

Sounds like the transciever gets set to HDX, but the MAC unit
always runs in FDX.


David Laight: