xe problems [was: Re: what is /var/empty]
gavinkenny at yahoo.co.uk
Mon May 12 03:37:47 PDT 2003
I have tried but I am not confident I am getting the
To force into 100Mbps I type as root:
ifconfig xe0 media 100baseTX
the result I get is:
ifconfig: SIOCSIFMEDIA: Invalid argument
What should I type?
p.s. did the FBSD4.4 version of the xe driver support
100Mbps as well?
--- Scott Mitchell <scott+freebsd at fishballoon.org>
wrote: > On Fri, May 09, 2003 at 04:43:29PM +0100,
> Kenny wrote:
> > OK nearly got my xe card working, foregot to
> > pccard in rc.conf (Doh)
> > however dmesg says the card is 100Mbps capable and
> > seems to load the driver but then prints the
> > two lines:
> > module_register: module pccard/xe already exists!
> > linker_file_sysinit "if_xe.ko" failed to register!
> > Anyone got any ideas what these mean?
> This seems to happen when you have a driver compiled
> into your kernel that
> something (presumably pccardd in this case) later
> tries to load again as a
> module. I'm pretty sure it's harmless.
> > The card can be configured and runs at 10Mbps, but
> > can't get it to run at 100Mbps which is crucial.
> > this driver run at 100Mbps?
> The driver is quite happy with 100Mbps, but the
> Xircom cards' auto-sensing
> doesn't always work with some hubs/switches. Have
> you tried forcing the
> interface into 100Mbps mode rather than leaving it
> to autoselect?
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