Subject: Re: AlphaServer 4100/tulip Question
To: None <>
From: Courtney R. Spencer <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 03/11/2002 16:34:57
On Mon Mar 11, 2002 at 02:26:16PM -0500, Jeff Workman wrote:
> All,
> Is there anything I have to set in SRM in order to get a 100 megabit tulip 
> card into fast ethernet mode with full duplex?  Setting the media and 
> mediaopt with ifconfig doesn't seem to help.  The switch is a linksys 
> dsl/cable router that autonegotiates with a 3Com 3C905 (under linux) and a 
> Sun hme (Solaris 8) just fine, but I cannot for the life of me get the de0 
> to go 100 megabit or full duplex.
> Jeff
> --

Use the tlp* driver instead of de*.  I had the same trouble on an ds10
using the de drivers, which I believe is older or less advanced. 

It should not matter unless you are netbooting, but to set the card
to full duplex at SRM you 
>>> show ew*_mode 
(to query your NIC device number)

>>> set ew*_mode FastFD 
(for full duplex)

tlp0 at pci0 dev 3 function 0: DECchip 21143 Ethernet, pass 3.0
tlp0: interrupting at dec 550 irq 0
tlp0: DEC , Ethernet address 00:00:f8:75:fa:bc
ukphy0 at tlp0 phy 5: Generic IEEE 802.3u media interface
ukphy0: DP83840 10/100 media interface (OUI 0x080017, model 0x0000), rev. 1
ukphy0: 10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, auto