xe problems [was: Re: what is /var/empty]

Scott Mitchell scott+freebsd at fishballoon.org
Mon May 12 14:14:43 PDT 2003

On Mon, May 12, 2003 at 02:21:59PM +0100, Gavin Kenny wrote:
> if I type (as root)
> ifconfig xe0 media 100baseTX/UTP
> I get:
> ifconfig: unknown media subtype: 100baseTX/UTP
> I've had a look at the xe source and I think the
> command should be just 100baseTX but I am definatly no
> expert. Does anyone know how to force your xircom CE3
> cards up to 100Mbps?

Hmm... 'ifconfig xe0 media 100baseTX' works for me.  Admittedly on
-CURRENT, but it will be the same media keyword on 4.x.  I'm pretty sure
this worked the last time I used the driver on 4.x.  Can you force it into
10Mbps mode (media 10baseT/UTP)?


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