linux tulip driver v.90

Donald Becker
Thu Apr 15 14:09:30 1999

On Wed, 14 Apr 1999, Dana Hudes wrote:

> >I released
> >
> >which should fix the media lock problem, and quickly switch to 10base2 when

> I now have v.90z tulip driver trying to work with the SMC8432T .
> I verify in /var/log/messages that indeed v.90z is loaded.
> eth0: Digital DC21041 Tulip rev 33 at 0xe880, 21041 mode, .... IRQ 11
> The first thing logged for eth0 on this boot cycle is
> "eth0:21041 Media information at 30, default media 0800 (Autosense)."

This is reporting the EEPROM media setting, which should always be 0x0800.

> The option to force and lock on 10baseT is still not working properly.

Are you using "insmod tulip options=12"?

The default setting is '0', 10baseT-autosense.  It will still switch to
10base2/AUI if link beat is lost.  You must use '12', "10baseT(forced)" to
prevent the media type from being switched on loss of link beat.

Donald Becker
USRA-CESDIS, Center of Excellence in Space Data and Information Sciences.
Code 930.5, Goddard Space Flight Center,  Greenbelt, MD.  20771