kern/110561 "em" driver shuts down interface when "ifconfig
media 100baseTX" is invoked
hostmaster at Infra-Service.ca
Wed Mar 21 00:09:17 UTC 2007
| On Tue, Mar 20, 2007 at 07:40:10AM +0000, Infraservice hostmaster wrote:
| > The following reply was made to PR kern/110561; it has been noted by GNATS.
| > From: Infraservice hostmaster <hostmaster at Infra-Service.ca>
| > To: bug-followup at freebsd.org
| > Cc:
| > Subject: Re: kern/110561 "em" driver shuts down interface when "ifconfig media 100baseTX" is invoked
| > Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2007 03:31:54 -0400 (EDT)
| > |
| > | Synopsis: :"em" driver shuts down interface when "ifconfig media 100baseTX" is invoked
| > |
| > | State-Changed-From-To: open->closed
| > | State-Changed-By: remko
| > | State-Changed-When: Tue Mar 20 06:42:06 UTC 2007
| > | State-Changed-Why:
| > | This is not a bug, this is a problem in the negotiation on the other
| > | side. If the switch you are attaching to is not supporting the fixed
| > | setting of the speed and duplex settings or incorrectly negotiates then
| > | this is not a problem of the driver nor the card but a switching
| > | problem. Please try to findout FIRST what the real problem is and THEN
| > | get back to me if this really is a FreeBSD problem (Discuss this on the
| > | networking mailinglist please >
| > | http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-net/).
| > This happens to every interface we tried it on!
| Right, which is consistent with the switch failing to negotiate.
wrong, each interface connects to distinctly different devices
one is a cisco adsl router, another is a FBSD 6.2 box with an
Intel fxp card - it ifconfigs media/mediaopt just fine BTW
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