Subject: Re: kern/31303: wm(4) driver doesn't detect/attach to a fiber phy
To: None <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 09/12/2005 09:36:20
On Sep 12, 2005, at 9:31 AM, wrote:

> wm2 at pci3 dev 8 function 0: Intel i82542 1000BASE-X Ethernet, rev. 3
> wm2: interrupting at irq 9
> wm2: 64 word (6 address bits) MicroWire EEPROM
> wm2: Ethernet address 00:d0:b7:45:7b:47
> wm2: 1000baseSX, 1000baseSX-FDX, auto

This behavior is CORRECT.  It has detected the TBI fiber PHY ...  
fiber PHYs on "wm" devices don't use an MII bus, and thus do not  
attach separate PHY drivers.

There is probably a problem in the TBI autonegotiation logic, but it  
IS correctly detecting the TBI.

-- thorpej