Subject: Re: ifmedia on fxp: can ifmedia defeat NWAY and force 10baseT?
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Matthias Drochner <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/26/1999 21:15:49 said:
> PHYs are supposed to do this when you program the ANAR register (this
> == send an NWay code word).

Sure? In ch. of IEEE802.3 (1998 edition, pg 704) I read:

The magagement entity may initiate autonegotiation with the Link Partner
using alternate abilities by setting [ANAR stuff] and setting the
Restart Auto-Negotiation bit (0.9) in the control register (Register 0)
to logic one.

best regards