Subject: Re: Intel EtherExpress Pro 100+
To: Robert V. Baron <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: port-i386
Date: 11/02/1998 10:15:54
On 31 Oct 1998 14:53:38 -0500 
 "Robert V. Baron" <> wrote:

 > I have a big hint on the problem.  Since it worked for someone and
 > not for me, I wondered what I was doing different.  So I plugged
 > into a 10Meg interface and all was well.  Thus the problem seems
 > to be with running the card at 100mhz.

I guess you mean 100Mbps.

I think the Intel PHY may have problems getting along with some 100Mbps
switches, specifically the way they do autonegotiation.

Try explicitly setting the media to 100base-TX (full-duplex if appropriate):

	ifconfig fxp0 ... media 100tx
	ifconfig fxp0 ... media 100tx mediaopt fdx

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