[tulip-bug] ether= option on the kernel command line
Thu, 2 Aug 2001 23:54:24 -0400 (EDT)
On Fri, 3 Aug 2001, Florian Wunderlich wrote:
> Because of the media type autoselect bug (see below), I want to force
> the compiled-in tulip driver to use a specific media type; according to
> http://www.scyld.com/network/tulip.html, I have to pass
> ether=0,0,media-type,eth0, which does not seem to work.
...or you can use 'mii-diag -F <type>' with a current driver.
> I tried ether=0,0,5,eth0 on an append line in /etc/lilo.conf and on the
> lilo boot prompt, and /proc/cmdline shows that it was correctly parsed,
> but the tulip driver seems to ignore it. When built as a module it works
> fine when using options=5.
What driver are you using?
> What I assume is an autoselect bug has already been reported by a number
> of people:
These are all different problems.
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