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Date:      Fri, 30 Nov 2001 10:22:49 -0800
From:      Brooks Davis <brooks@one-eyed-alien.net>
To:        Dimitry Andric <dim@xs4all.nl>
Cc:        Barney Wolff <barney@databus.com>, "Jose M. Alcaide" <jose@we.lc.ehu.es>, John Hoover <johnhoover@home.com>, freebsd-stable@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Realtek 8139
Message-ID:  <20011130102249.B6653@Odin.AC.HMC.Edu>
In-Reply-To: <133020112.20011130153817@xs4all.nl>; from dim@xs4all.nl on Fri, Nov 30, 2001 at 03:38:17PM +0100
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On Fri, Nov 30, 2001 at 03:38:17PM +0100, Dimitry Andric wrote:
> Of course, but ifconfig(1) says to "refer to the interfaces' driver
> specific man page for a complete list of available options", and then
> rl(4) says:
>=20
>      The rl driver supports the following media options:
>=20
>      full-duplex           Force full duplex operation
>=20
>      half-duplex           Force half duplex operation.
>=20
> So this last entry is clearly incorrect. It should probably say
> something like "if you don't specify full-duplex, the default is
> half-duplex".

Someone should import a FreeBSD version of the ifmedia manpage from
NetBSD.  Among other things it mentions that driver should not support
both full-duplex and half-duplex media-opts (unless the device normaly
runs in a mode which is neither and supports both.)

-- Brooks

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