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

From: Jes Sorensen (
Date: Thu Dec 12 2002 - 17:00:02 EST

>>>>> "Stephan" == Stephan van Hienen <> writes:

Stephan> Sun UltraSparc 10 kernel 2.4.20

Stephan> eth2: Alteon AceNIC Gigabit Ethernet at 0x1ff02900000, irq
Stephan> 6,7d0 Tigon II (Rev. 6), Firmware: 12.4.11, MAC:
Stephan> 00:60:cf:20:92:fc PCI bus width: 32 bits, speed: 33MHz,
Stephan> latency: 64 clks eth2: Firmware up and running

Stephan> unplugging the utp cable, and plugging back in gives :

Stephan> eth2: 10/100BaseT link UP eth2: Optical link DOWN eth2:
Stephan> 10/100BaseT link UP

This is purely cosmetic. Basically the firmware sends a link down
event but not media info with it. At the time I wrote the code copper
cards weren't available and I just never got around to changing
it. It's trivial to fix, but really makes no difference whatsoever.

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