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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2010-01-12 20:53:29 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2010-01-12 20:53:29 -0800
commit597d8c717856f6094837850f3eb4850820b36451 (patch)
tree44c1b1115df6a80f6cee3684a01cdbc18b034134 /Documentation
parent682137f7e6bc78e3c324874c0c213123ddc5e261 (diff)
parent9db2f1bec36805e57a003f7bb90e003815d96de8 (diff)
Merge git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/davem/net-2.6
* git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/davem/net-2.6: (56 commits) sky2: Fix oops in sky2_xmit_frame() after TX timeout Documentation/3c509: document ethtool support af_packet: Don't use skb after dev_queue_xmit() vxge: use pci_dma_mapping_error to test return value netfilter: ebtables: enforce CAP_NET_ADMIN e1000e: fix and commonize code for setting the receive address registers e1000e: e1000e_enable_tx_pkt_filtering() returns wrong value e1000e: perform 10/100 adaptive IFS only on parts that support it e1000e: don't accumulate PHY statistics on PHY read failure e1000e: call pci_save_state() after pci_restore_state() netxen: update version to 4.0.72 netxen: fix set mac addr netxen: fix smatch warning netxen: fix tx ring memory leak tcp: update the netstamp_needed counter when cloning sockets TI DaVinci EMAC: Handle emac module clock correctly. dmfe/tulip: Let dmfe handle DM910x except for SPARC on-board chips ixgbe: Fix compiler warning about variable being used uninitialized netfilter: nf_ct_ftp: fix out of bounds read in update_nl_seq() mv643xx_eth: don't include cache padding in rx desc buffer size ... Fix trivial conflict in drivers/scsi/cxgb3i/cxgb3i_offload.c
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
1 files changed, 8 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/3c509.txt b/Documentation/networking/3c509.txt
index 0643e3b7168c..3c45d5dcd63b 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/3c509.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/3c509.txt
@@ -48,11 +48,11 @@ for LILO parameters for doing this:
This configures the first found 3c509 card for IRQ 10, base I/O 0x310, and
transceiver type 3 (10base2). The flag "0x3c509" must be set to avoid conflicts
with other card types when overriding the I/O address. When the driver is
-loaded as a module, only the IRQ and transceiver setting may be overridden.
-For example, setting two cards to 10base2/IRQ10 and AUI/IRQ11 is done by using
-the xcvr and irq module options:
+loaded as a module, only the IRQ may be overridden. For example,
+setting two cards to IRQ10 and IRQ11 is done by using the irq module
- options 3c509 xcvr=3,1 irq=10,11
+ options 3c509 irq=10,11
(2) Full-duplex mode
@@ -77,6 +77,8 @@ operation.
itself full-duplex capable. This is almost certainly one of two things: a full-
duplex-capable Ethernet switch (*not* a hub), or a full-duplex-capable NIC on
another system that's connected directly to the 3c509B via a crossover cable.
+Full-duplex mode can be enabled using 'ethtool'.
/////Extremely important caution concerning full-duplex mode/////
Understand that the 3c509B's hardware's full-duplex support is much more
@@ -113,6 +115,8 @@ This insured that merely upgrading the driver from an earlier version would
never automatically enable full-duplex mode in an existing installation;
it must always be explicitly enabled via one of these code in order to be
+The transceiver type can be changed using 'ethtool'.
(4a) Interpretation of error messages and common problems

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