[realtek] Re: autosense to halfduplex
Mon Jan 14 14:57:01 2002
On Mon, 14 Jan 2002, Nikolai Vladychevski wrote:
> Donald Becker writes:
> > The answer you are looking for is to advertise only half duplex
> > capabilities. You can do this with
> > mii-diag eth0 -A 0x00A0
> it doesn't work for me as expected:
> bash-2.04# mii-diag eth0 -A 0x00A0
> Setting the media capability advertisement register of PHY #32 to 0x00a1.
> Basic registers of MII PHY #32: 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000.
What driver version are you using? It isn't reporting the MII
management register contents.
> I have a few questions, why do Basic registers of MII PHY #32 do not change
> after executing the command? Also using numbers or text for paramter to -A
> does the same result. After executing mii-diag -A 10baseT-HD I reboot but it
> never enters into 10 mbits .... I don't know if there any problem with the
> utils, the rtl8139-diag shows this for both nic cards:
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