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Date:      Sat, 7 Jul 2007 08:40:31 -0700
From:      "Ted Mittelstaedt" <tedm@toybox.placo.com>
To:        "Martin Hepworth" <maxsec@gmail.com>, "Tek Bahadur Limbu" <teklimbu@wlink.com.np>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   RE: bge NIC not supporting 1000baseTX
Message-ID:  <BMEDLGAENEKCJFGODFOCCEDKCAAA.tedm@toybox.placo.com>
In-Reply-To: <72cf361e0707051113v366e8b36ufd68c1d6aba9abc1@mail.gmail.com>

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This is similar to PR  kern/107850  maybe it should be added to it.

Ted

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions@freebsd.org]On Behalf Of Martin Hepworth
> Sent: Thursday, July 05, 2007 11:13 AM
> To: Tek Bahadur Limbu
> Cc: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: bge NIC not supporting 1000baseTX
>
>
> HI
>
> is the other end auto-negotiating properly? What happens if you force 1000
> full at BOTH ends?
>
> --
> martin
>
> On 7/5/07, Tek Bahadur Limbu <teklimbu@wlink.com.np> wrote:
> >
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> > Hi all,
> >
> > I have a problem with my bge0 (BCM5750A1 NetXtreme) NIC card which is
> > integrated in my Dell 600SC machine.  This machine is running on
> > FreeBSD-6.2 (i386).
> >
> > For some reasons, the bge0 NIC interface does not seem  to support
> > 1000baseTX settings.
> >
> > When the NIC card is set at either 10/100 baseTX,  the bge0 interface
> > shows an active state.  However, when I type the following command:
> >
> > ifconfig bge0 media 1000baseTX
> >
> > the status of the bge0 NIC card shows: no carrier
> >
> > Does that mean that this bge0 NIC card does not support speeds of
> > 1000baseTX or do I have to tweak some kernel or sysctl settings?
> >
> > Thanking you....
> >
> >
> > - --
> >
> >
> > With best regards and good wishes,
> >
> > Yours sincerely,
> >
> > Tek Bahadur Limbu
> >
> > (TAG/TDG Group)
> > Jwl Systems Department
> >
> > Worldlink Communications Pvt. Ltd.
> >
> > Jawalakhel, Nepal
> >
> > http://www.wlink.com.np
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