Subject: Re: ifmedia on fxp: can ifmedia defeat NWAY and force 10baseT?
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Todd Whitesel <>
List: tech-kern
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?

Todd Whitesel
toddpw @