Re: cvs commit: src/sys/net if_media.h

From: Bruce M. Simpson <bms_at_FreeBSD.org>
Date: Wed, 28 May 2008 16:04:28 +0100
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
>>     behaviour.
>>     
>
> 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