[tulip] EtherExpress Mobile fails to negotiate 100Mbps

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Fri Nov 22 18:25:01 2002

On Fri, 22 Nov 2002, Donald Becker wrote:

> >   The NWay status register is 000020c7.
> Because of the way the 21143 works, we have lost the link partner
> ability word.  But we have a report of good link beat.

Errrr, let me correct this: the status is actually 100Mbps link beat not
detected.  The chip switched to 100baseTx mode, but the SYM transceiver
is not working correctly.

This points to an issue with the configuration EEPROM media table.  Was
it updated?

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