re(4) link goes down when manually setting media type
pyunyh at gmail.com
Sat Aug 12 01:40:56 UTC 2006
On Thu, Aug 10, 2006 at 02:12:16PM +0200, Jelte Jansen wrote:
> Pyun YongHyeon wrote:
> > > although with apparently random performance problems. When i try to set
> > > it to a fixed media type (both 100baseTX and 1000baseTX) the link goes
> > > down, and stays down until i set it to autoselect again. It does seem to
> > > work when setting it to 10baset/utp.
> > >
> > Due to the poor PHY documentation from RealTek I can't sure but
> > I guess the RealTek PHY needs to set RGEPHY_BMCR_AUTOEN bit of
> > RGEPHY_MII_BMCR register and proper ANAR register setting for
> > manual media type selection.
> > How about attached patch?
> This patch seems to work. I can set the media type now, and will be
> running my performance tests once the other computers have been updated.
FYI: Patch committed to HEAD rgephy.c, rev. 1.11.
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