Subject: Re: 1.3_ALPHA problems..
To: Mark H. Levine <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Matt Thomas <email@example.com>
Date: 10/30/1997 03:49:20
At 11:03 PM 10/29/97 -0500, Mark H. Levine wrote:
>Funny, our de driver comes up enabling the 100Base-T port, and
>we get the alignment errors until we can ifconfig the media back
>to 10Base-T. What's the config option for the bootstrap media
>selection, and why can't it follow the console option setting?
It should be following the console option setting. What does
ifconfig -m de0 show? (dmesg output would be nice.)
>I find that coming up 100Base-T will immediately transmit jams
>on most of our 10BaseT hubs, which is entertaining. That behavior
>can be controlled from the SRM (set ewa0_mode utp), but the driver
>seems to have its own idea, and when it sets 100BaseT, instead of
>actually transmitting the jam (as if the ewa0_mode were wrong) it
>merely gets alignment errors and limps along.
If you've set the mode via the console it shouldn't be trying to
autosense the media. BTW, what type of card?
>Is the driver writer around to explain what's happening? :)
I'm around but I'm not sure I can explain.
Matt Thomas Internet: firstname.lastname@example.org
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