cvs commit: src/sys/net if_media.h

Bruce M. Simpson bms at
Wed May 28 15:04:31 UTC 2008

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 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) ?

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