Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation/networking')
1 files changed, 8 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/3c509.txt b/Documentation/networking/3c509.txt
index 0643e3b7168c..3c45d5dcd63b 100644
@@ -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