Re: Alteon AceNIC Coper Seen as Fibre ? (and incorrect settings)

From: Eric Weigle (
Date: Tue Dec 10 2002 - 16:41:20 EST

> eth2: Alteon AceNIC Gigabit Ethernet at 0x1ff02900000, irq 6,7d0
> eth2: 10/100BaseT link UP
> eth2: Optical link DOWN
> eth2: 10/100BaseT link UP
> but this card is not an Fibre (Optical) card ?
This is a hold-over from the first revision of the cards, which were all
optical; the driver was written at that point.

(Remember, the hideous copper GigE hack came out after the fiber did).

Unless there's some actual failure, just ignore it.


        Eric H. Weigle --
"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little
temporary safety deserve neither" -- Benjamin Franklin

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