Subject: tlp driver nway for 21143 and clones (Re: MicroLinear PHY support)
To: B. James Phillippe <>
From: Chuck Silvers <>
List: tech-net
Date: 03/31/2002 23:59:43

please try this diff:

this diff brings over some changes from FreeBSD to support autonegotiation
for the non-MII 2114[23], Macronix and Lite-On 82C115 chips.
everyone please let me know test results for any of these cards
for which the tlp driver didn't offer "auto" media before.


On Fri, Mar 15, 2002 at 11:04:32PM -0800, B. James Phillippe wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a DEC DE500-BA PCI 10/100 ethernet adapter which is presently
> installed in a DEC Alpha PC164 running NetBSD-1.5.3_RC1.  This board seems
> to have a MicroLinear ML6694CQ PHY, which does not appear to be supported
> in 1.5 or -current.  The ukphy driver does not detect it either.  I am
> guessing this is why the de and tlp drivers are not able to perform
> autonegotiation on this board.  Are my observations correct?
> tlp0 at pci0 dev 5 function 0: DECchip 21143 Ethernet, pass 3.0
> tlp0: interrupting at eb164 irq 2
> tlp0: DEC DE500-BA, Ethernet address 00:00:f8:08:e6:74
> tlp0: 10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX
> -bp
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