Subject: Re: ifmedia doc wrong
To: Ken Hornstein <>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <>
List: tech-net
Date: 04/21/2000 15:50:02
> I _think_ der Mouse's complaint is that AUI doesn't necessarily mean
> 10base5 (you can plug an 10baseT tranceiver into an AUI port on your
> Ethernet card, for example).  At this point, though .... is it really
> worth changing?  I think everyone really _knows_ what it means.

I don't think it would hurt to reorder the list in
IFM_SUBTYPE_DESCRIPTIONS in ifmedia.h to change the primary name from
"10base5" to "AUI", keeping "10base5" as an alias so we don't break
anyone's existing config.

						- Bill