Subject: Re: kern/31303: wm(4) driver doesn't detect/attach to a fiber phy
To: None <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 09/12/2005 19:44:21
On Mon, Sep 12, 2005 at 04:31:00PM +0000, 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

As jason said, it's properly detecting the PHY.
Did you try manually setting the media to 1000baseSX-FDX or 1000baseSX ?
Some switch refuse to get the link up if the remote end isn't configured
the same way (e.g. 1000baseSX-FDX on the switch and auto on your adapter).

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference