Subject: Re: ifmedia on fxp: can ifmedia defeat NWAY and force 10baseT?
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Todd Whitesel <email@example.com>
Date: 10/22/1999 16:19:07
> I'm trying to use ifconfig's ifmedia support to throttle the card down
> to 10Mbit/sec. The lights on the NetGear still say the card is at 100Mbit,
> even though ifconfig says the media type is now 10baseT.
I had a similar situation with a card that didn't support autonegotiate, and
the only way to get it _up_ to 100mbit was to ensure that the first ifconfig
issued to the interface had the desired media settings in it.
Hopefully this will work for you too?
toddpw @ best.com