[3c509] 3c905B at 100baseTX FULL DUPLEX
Thu, 11 Oct 2001 17:25:00 -0400 (EDT)
On Thu, 11 Oct 2001, Marcos Monge wrote:
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: [3c509] 3c905B at 100baseTX FULL DUPLEX
> I have a 3c590B with kernel 2.2.18 (3c59x driver from 16Aug00). The
> driver is static in kernel, NOT module.
Note that this is the ISA 3c509 list. You want the PCI "Vortex" list.
> I *NEED* to force the nic to 100baseTX at FULL DUPLEX without
The 3c590 is a 10Mbps only board.
I see below that you actually mean the 3c905B.
> The documentation said that with appending this to lilo will work:
> append "ether=0,0,0x204,eth0"
That will work for the 3c595, but you are specifying an invalid
transceiver for the 3c905B.
> vortex-diag.c:v2.02 7/1/2000 Donald Becker (email@example.com)
> Index #1: Found a 3c905B Cyclone 100baseTx adapter at 0x2800.
> MAC settings: half-duplex.
> Station address set to 00:04:76:97:b6:1f.
> eth0: 3Com 3c905B Cyclone 100baseTx at 0x2800, 00:04:76:97:b6:1f, IRQ
> 8K byte-wide RAM 5:3 Rx:Tx split, autoselect/Autonegotiate interface.
> Media override to transceiver type 4 (100baseTX).
Donald Becker firstname.lastname@example.org
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