Subject: Re: ethernet prob
To: eric richard haszlakiewicz <>
From: Tim Lashua <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/14/1997 17:41:33
eric richard haszlakiewicz writes:
> 	I recently switched from plain 1.2 to 1.2-current and started having
> some problems w/ my ethernet card.  Netbsd manages to find my card fine:
> de0 at pci0 dev 16 function 0 at irq 12
> de0: 21140 [10-100Mb/s] pass 1.2
> de0: address 00:40:05:22:d9:13
> (it's a linksys etherfast 100baseTX)
> But instead if immediately enabling the 10baseT as it used to do it
> continues and later:
> de0: autosense failed: cable problem?
> Eventually it figures it out and enables the 10baseT port but not
> for several minutes.  Has anyone had this problem?  Could this be a
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i have an SMC Etherpower 10/100 pci card.  frequently -- about half
the time -- when i boot it will be put in 100Mb mode.  this happens
running netbsd 1.2 -- i'm working on installing -current now.  i don't
have that problem with hurd/mach.