alc(4) link handling [was: Re: ath(4) Atheros AR9285 support]

Ian FREISLICH ianf at
Wed Oct 7 10:43:36 UTC 2009

Pyun YongHyeon wrote:
> Hmm, AR8132 uses F1 gigabit PHY but Atheros changed its internal
> circuit such that it operates as 10/100 PHY. I guess it's more
> appropriate to disable advertisement of 1000baseT capability for
> AR8132 case. Would you try attached patch?

I've tried this patch (actually committed) but my adapter which
uses the same chip/phy doesn't auto negotiate when plugged into a
gigabit port on my switch.


Ian Freislich

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