Subject: Re(5): New powerbook g4
To: None <>
From: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <>
List: port-macppc
Date: 11/28/2001 12:08:21
On Tue, Nov 27, 2001, Benjamin Herrenschmidt <> wrote:

>>Possibly interesting side-note on the gm0.  When I boot plugged into a
>>NetGear FS108, the gm0 shows Media: Ethernet autoselect (none) and
>>is running 10M.  If I drop link (unplug back of PB), it comes back
>>at 100baseTX full-duplex.
>That's interesting, I noticed similar problem with my linux driver,
>the link occasionally comes up at 10bps. Unplugging/plugging back
>or just restarting autoneg (via an ioctl to the driver) is usually
>enough to get it back full speed. Maybe some weirdness with that new
>PHY autoneg process, I'll investigate on my side and let you know if
>I find something.

Well, this specific problem appeared to be a bug in my drivers link
layer, nothing wrong with the PHY.