[tulip] Setting tulip card to 100BaseTx

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Fri, 20 Apr 2001 18:23:40 -0400 (EDT)

On Fri, 20 Apr 2001, Chris North wrote:

> I'm new to this list, so forgive me if this has been asked already. I am
> using a Znyx ZX346Q Ethernet card with 2 tulip chips on a Red Hat Linux
> 7.0 system. I have a configuration that requires that autosense be
> turned off and the card be forced to use full-duplex 100BaseTx. I looked
> through some of the tulip notes and found the instructions for forcing
> the change with LILO. I added this line:
> append="ether=0,0,5,eth1 ether=0,0,5,eth2"
> to my lilo.conf. I then ran lilo and rebooted. The card still seems to
> be autosensing. Here's the output from dmesg:

This only applies to built-in drivers.
I suspect that you are using the default Red Hat installation with
driver modules.  You should be using module options in /etc/conf.modules
or /etc/modules.conf.

> tulip.c:v0.91g-ppc 7/16/99 becker@cesdis.gsfc.nasa.gov

As a special case, a precompiled RPM for Red Hat 7.0 running the x86
uniprocessor kernel may be installed by running
  rpm -i ftp://ftp.scyld.com/pub/network/netdrivers-rh70.i386.rpm

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