Find More Posts by hgzojer. Please type your message and try again. For more information on configuring this device, see ifconfig 8. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Note that the baseTX media type is only available if supported by the adapter. Can someone in the know confirm this before I get myself into an endevor?

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Find More Posts by demian. The xl driver supports the following media options: This tool uses JavaScript and much of it will not work correctly without linuc enabled. I am using Slackware 8. The xl driver supports the following media types: It is probably safe to ignore them.

Is 3Com 3C905B-TX-NM Linux friendly?

Through my own work and the help of others on these forums, we have concluded that the bare. This warning may appear when using the driver on some Dell Latitude docking stations with built-in 3cTX adapters. The time now is Or is my card damaged?


Did you use any special module options when you do “modprobe 3c59x Pinux Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. Then booted Knoppix-Linux 3. Note that this condition only occurs when warm booting from another operating system.

Anything is fair game. For whatever the reason, the ‘MII available’ bit in the media options register on this particular equipment is not set, even though it should be the 3cTX always uses an external PHY transceiver.

driver compatibility (3cB TX PCI [Cyclone])

If you need to reset your password, click here. The 3cB adapters have built-in autonegotiation logic mapped onto the MII for compatibility with previous drivers. I know a little linux. The problem is that the source only has drivers. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.

The driver makes a lot of noise about this condition because the author considers it a manufacturing defect.


If you power down your system prior to booting FreeBSD, the card should be configured correctly. The 3c905-x option can also be used to select either full-duplex or half-duplex modes.

So I had to do an “ifconfig eth0 down” and “ifconfig eth0 up”; then it works. You can not post a blank message.

New to Linux, Need help with NIC – 3COM 3c905-tx

You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Some commands issued to the 3c90x ASIC take time to complete: If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. Help answer threads with 0 replies. Go to original post. Linux – Networking This forum is for any issue related to networks or networking.