[tulip] Tulip driver fails to autonegotiate correctly
Matthew J. Secaur
Mon Dec 17 12:26:01 2001
I am running box at home with SuSE Linux 7.3. The network is a 10BaseT-HD with a cheap hub. When loading the tulip
module with no options, I fail to get a link light. tulip-diag shows that the card is set to 100BaseT, which is obviously not
right. The only way (of which I am aware) to force the tulip driver to use 10BaseT is by using options=4, which forces it to
10BaseT-FD. So I get connectivity, but since the duplex is wrong, I only get about 8KB per second with a lot of collisions.
Is there a way to force 10BaseT-HD in the driver? If not, how can I get the driver to correctly autonegotiate the
line speed and duplex?
I purchased a cheap PCI network card this weekend and it seems to work just fine with autonegotiation on the same
hub (but a different driver for the card).
Any help or input is appreciated!