Subject: Re: How does 10baseT/FDX work?
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/25/1999 11:38:19
On Sat, 25 Sep 1999 19:19:07 +0200
Ignatios Souvatzis <email@example.com> wrote:
> the i82595TX does not have any official FDX support. However, it has an
> "external loopback" mode, where it can transmit and receive simultaneously.
> Is this enough to do 10baseT-FDX, as long as I don't want autonegotiation,
> which I guess can't work with this?
Yes, that should be sufficient to do 10baseT-FDX. There's nothing really
magical about full-duplex mode.
Hopefully, the chip turns off collision detection when you enable this
feature (I would assume it does).
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>