Subject: Re: full duplex ethernet trouble
To: Dave <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 05/06/2004 19:56:45
On Thu, May 06, 2004 at 10:27:10AM -0700, Dave wrote:
> Since both cards on the network were the same make and model and both had
> identical /etc/ifconfig.tlp0 contents, that can't be right.  Using
> "auto" in place of "100baseTX" cleared up all the problems.

AFAICT NetBSD only does proper NWAY negotiation if media is set to auto.
So the switch needs to be hard-wired (if it can even do that) if you
hardwire the mode on the NetBSD side.

This is a bug, and it should be fixed.