Subject: Re: kern/18658: ethernet Digital recognize as dc0 instead de0 in previous release (1.5.x) and does not work any more -- Also relates to bug #18051
To: None <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 10/14/2002 22:46:39
On Mon, Oct 14, 2002 at 09:25:58AM -0700, wrote:
> >Description:
> Also relates to bug #18051

bug #18051 was pilot error. The author didn't include the PHY drivers in
the kernel.

> With the 1.6 install kernel my ethernet hardware DECchip 21143 Ethernet is identified to a tlp0 device and does cope with any of the media type, either forced by hand or by autoselection. Thus, network does not work anymore.

Can you post how the adapter is detected (complete messages, with the
PHY too) ?
I have working 21143 with the tlp driver on 1.6:
tlp0 at pci1 dev 4 function 0: DECchip 21143 Ethernet, pass 4.1
tlp0: interrupting at irq 5
tlp0: Ethernet address 00:80:c8:b9:bc:0d
nsphyter0 at tlp0 phy 1: DP83843 10/100 media interface, rev. 0
nsphyter0: 10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, auto

Manuel Bouyer <>