Subject: Re: ifmedia on fxp: can ifmedia defeat NWAY and force 10baseT?
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/26/1999 14:21:48
On Tue, 26 Oct 1999 12:45:09 -0700 
 Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU> wrote:

 > IIRC, the LEDs on the fxp card also indicated at 100Mbit after setting
 > ifconfig fpx0 ifmedia 10baseT. Apologies for not being clear about
 > that earlier.  (It's remote. I'll double-check lights and ttcp
 > throughput when I'm in the same location, later today or tomorrow.)
 > Are you sure that just setting the ANAR is sufficient to
 > trigger re-negotiation?

Uh, if the LEDs on the Intel end were still wrong, then the PHY didn't
even get programmed into 10baseT mode correctly.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>