Subject: Re: bge0 doesn't like to autodetect gigabit
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Bryan Vyhmeister <>
List: tech-net
Date: 09/03/2003 18:05:24
> THor Lancelot Simon writes to Brain Vyhmeister:
> >Don't hardwire the link type and duplex -- leave those as auto.  Just
> >hardwire the IP address, and see what happens.
> Exactly. Also, be sure to remove AC power for about 10 seconds: the
> mips cores in the bges can hang onto state across a warm reboot.

I did exactly as specified. I unplugged the power supply for about one
minute and then booted up with media untouched but a static IP address.
It works fine but it is in 100baseTX full-duplex mode, not 1000baseT.