Subject: Re: Intel i82544EI 1000BASE-T Ethernet problem
To: D'Arcy J.M. Cain <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-net
Date: 03/13/2003 09:51:37
On Thu, Mar 13, 2003 at 11:54:57AM -0500, D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:

 > I have this card installed and it is probed as follows.
 > wm0 at pci2 dev 10 function 0: Intel i82544EI 1000BASE-T Ethernet, rev. 2
 > wm0: interrupting at irq 11
 > wm0: Ethernet address 00:02:b3:c8:1d:42
 > ukphy0 at wm0 phy 1: Generic IEEE 802.3u media interface
 > If I configure it with media auto it works at 100Mb even though it is plugged 
 > into a Gb switch port.  If I set media to 1000baseT then it doesn't work at 
 > all.  I get no carrier and no light.  Oddly enough, at 100Mb it seems to be 
 > set for 1000Mb, at least according to the lights.  The ifconfig shows:

Configure the "makphy" driver into your kernel.  And after doing so,
make sure not to set the media to anything but "auto".

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>