Re: cvs commit: src/sys/net if_media.h
Gavin Atkinson wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-05-27 at 18:33 +0000, Antoine Brodin wrote:
>> MFC to RELENG_6:
>> Move "1000baseT" from IFM_SUBTYPE_ETHERNET_DESCRIPTIONS to
>> IFM_SUBTYPE_ETHERNET_ALIASES: there is already "1000baseTX" in
>> IFM_SUBTYPE_ETHERNET_DESCRIPTIONS. This doesn't change ifconfig
> I'm not sure if this is any more correct than it was before. 1000baseT
> and 1000baseTX are incompatible standards.
> See http://docs.FreeBSD.org/cgi/mid.cgi?20050307191901.H32508 for an
> example of where this has come up before. The real bug is probably that
> we claim to support 1000baseTX at all.
That sounds pretty clear to me. Perhaps this change should be backed out
and done the other way around (make 1000baseTX the alias) ?
Received on Wed May 28 2008 - 15:04:31 UTC