Subject: Re: ifmedia on fxp: can ifmedia defeat NWAY and force 10baseT?
To: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Matthias Drochner <email@example.com>
Date: 10/26/1999 21:15:49
> PHYs are supposed to do this when you program the ANAR register (this
> == send an NWay code word).
Sure? In ch. 188.8.131.52.3 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.