[eepro100] Re: [tulip] ZYNX 4-port (21143) fails to autonegotiate correctly.
(tulip: 0.9.14, RH 7.1)
Mon, 23 Apr 2001 14:13:39 +0200 (CEST)
On Sun, 22 Apr 2001, Ben Greear wrote:
> The 4th port of the ZYNX (eth4) is connected to the third eepro (eth3)
> on lf1. The ZYNX seems to be claiming that it can do, and has done autonegotiation,
> but the eepro sees it as fixed at 100bt.
> The end result is JABBER being seen by the eepro, and lots of CARRIER
> errors reported by the tulip. I'm dropping around 5% of the packets when
> running random packet size at 512Kbps....
Are you sure that you have a good cable ? Is the problem always appearing
between the 4th ZYNX port and an eepro card ? (You said that you have 2
ZYNX cards, is the other one behaving the same ?)
You can try also try to use the '-R' flag of mii-diag to restart
autonegotiation on the failing link.
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