Subject: Re: tl question
To: Andrew Gillham <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason R Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 06/23/2001 16:49:35
On Sat, Jun 23, 2001 at 11:59:39AM -0700, Andrew Gillham wrote:
> The NetBSD 'tl' driver is sending a "LLC Test Packet" apparently.
> Look at /sys/dev/pci/if_tl.c and search for 'LLC' if you want to see it.
> Apparently it is sent if the interface has been idle for a certain
> amount of time.
> I'm sure you could comment that section out if you want.
That's how the link detection works on the ThunderLAN -- you send out
an LLC test packet, and if you don't hear a response, your link is down,
or you need to try another media type.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>