[eepro100] eepro and SMC switch issue

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Tue Jan 29 14:51:04 2002

On Tue, 29 Jan 2002, Derek Balling wrote:

> OK, I spent the better part of a morning beating myself up, retesting 
> cables, etc., and have come to conclusion that my eepro100 does NOT 
> like ONE of my SMC switches, but has no problem with the other.
> The dmesg output is:
> eth0: OEM i82557/i82558 10/100 Ethernet, 00:06:5B:3A:AE:05, IRQ 16.
>    Board assembly 02d484-000, Physical connectors present: RJ45

What driver version?

> After a frustrating three hours at the colo testing cables, retesting 
> cables, swapping switches, etc., can someone give me a ticket on the 
> cluebus on this one? ;-)

  mii-diag --watch
and monitor the output as you move the cable.

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