Re: dmesg of 2.5.45 boot on NFS client

From: Jeff Garzik (
Date: Wed Nov 13 2002 - 11:39:18 EST

Randy.Dunlap wrote:

> On Wed, 13 Nov 2002, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> | Addressing only this specific issue, and not the larger $thread issue...
> |
> | Depends on what driver and version you are using. It is preferred these
> | days to force the media using ethtool.
> That's news to me. "preferred" by whom? certainly not by real users ??
> It should just work.

You missed quoting the operation he was performing: forcing the media
using mii-tool. He was forcing the media type by hand. It's impossible
for that to just-work.

I wasn't talking about setting media in general...


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