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Date:      Thu, 29 Nov 2001 18:28:03 +0100
From:      "Jose M. Alcaide" <jose@we.lc.ehu.es>
To:        Dimitry Andric <dim@xs4all.nl>
Cc:        John Hoover <johnhoover@home.com>, freebsd-stable@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Realtek 8139
Message-ID:  <20011129182803.L346@v-ger.we.lc.ehu.es>
In-Reply-To: <78613144074.20011129180510@xs4all.nl>; from dim@xs4all.nl on Thu, Nov 29, 2001 at 06:05:10PM +0100
References:  <000001c178f5$d9e579e0$c801a8c0@internal.unknown> <78613144074.20011129180510@xs4all.nl>

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On Thu, Nov 29, 2001 at 06:05:10PM +0100, Dimitry Andric wrote:
> Following up on this: does anybody know why the "mediaopt" option of
> ifconfig doesn't seem to work as described in the manpage for rl(4)?
> If I use (needed for crappy Alcatel DSL modems):
> 
>   ifconfig rl0 media 10baseT/UTP mediaopt half-duplex
> 
> it says:
> 
>   ifconfig: SIOCSIFMEDIA: Device not configured
> 
> Only "full-duplex" media option is accepted. How can I be sure the
> card is in half-duplex mode?

If you don't explicitly specify "mediaopt full-duplex", the interface
is configured in half-duplex mode.

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