[tulip] 10baseT card only works with 10/100 Mbs hubs

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Wed, 22 Nov 2000 17:22:42 -0500 (EST)

On Wed, 22 Nov 2000, Nate Summers wrote:

> I have serveral SMC Etherpower 10 Mbs cards (21041 chipset) and have
> noticed an interesting problem - they run great on one 10/100 Mbs hub (at
> 10 Mbs of course) but do not work at all with any other hub. (I've tried
> several.)  I don't even get a link light!  I've tried several different
> cables, and they all with great with the 10/100 hub but not at all with
> any of the others. 

What driver version?
What was the detection message?

> The regular 10baseT hubs are of diverse types and brands.

An interesting detail: which hubs supported autonegotiation?

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