Subject: Re: Intel EtherExpress Pro 100+
To: Robert V. Baron <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/02/1998 10:15:54
On 31 Oct 1998 14:53:38 -0500
"Robert V. Baron" <email@example.com> 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
Jason R. Thorpe firstname.lastname@example.org
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