Subject: Re: Problems with wm driver and 1000bas-SX connections
To: Brian Buhrow <email@example.com>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/05/2006 10:52:17
On Tue, 5 Dec 2006 07:25:20 -0800
email@example.com (Brian Buhrow) wrote:
> Hello. This is an excellent suggestion. Unfortunately, in
> this case, it doesn't seem to work. I have a feeling that the chip
> is either mis-reporting link state, or the driver is not interpreting
> the chip's state correctly.
For fun, you may want to boot a Knoppix CD and see if it talks. That
will rule out certain hardware issues.
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb