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Re: ifconfig(8) - a tale of two states

On 07/10/2020 16:20, Greg Troxel wrote:

It may be that with 10base2, "UP" means "cable is terminated properly".
Or perhaps it's NA.

10base2 can't really do link up detection at all. There is no such concept as its a 2 wire connection so there is no separate link indication at all. Do cards of that type even support the media interface most of the time?

Not sure about 10base5 connections.


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