[vortex] Problem with Nokia ADSL modem/hub and 3c905

Ville Herva vherva@mail.niksula.cs.hut.fi
Thu, 25 Jan 2001 08:33:52 +0200

On Wed, Jan 24, 2001 at 06:33:30PM -0500, you [Donald Becker] claimed:
> On Thu, 25 Jan 2001, Ville Herva wrote:
> > bridge-eth0: lost peer eth0
> > bridge-eth0: down
> Does the receiver stop?

When unplugging the cable? How do I know that? From the debug=7 dmesg
output? That should have been everything that got into logs, but I can
recheck this night.

> I note that you are doing bridging -- does problem exist without the
> bridge code?

Umh, those are propably from the vmware bridge module. The problem does
appear without that module as well.

> > and with 'options=0 debug=7':
> > eth0: 3Com 3c905 Boomerang 100baseTx at 0xc400,  00:60:08:0b:99:9e, IRQ 19
> >   Internal config register is 16302d8, transceivers 0xe040.
> >   8K word-wide RAM 3:5 Rx:Tx split, autoselect/MII interface.
> >   Media override to transceiver type 0 (10baseT).
> This will definitely not work.  The 3c905 has a MII transceiver, not a
> 10baseT transceiver.

I only did it because of Andrew's suggestion. Propably some

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