[tech] manbo gige

James Andrewartha trs80 at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au
Sun Apr 29 18:54:01 WST 2007

On Sun, 29 Apr 2007, Adrian Chadd wrote:

> The only way to get the thing going was to disable link negotiation on both
> ends. TRS has to add that into /etc/system or whatnot or manbo's gigabit
> interface won't come back up on boot.

Actually it does autoneg fine, so no boot-time hacks needed.

> The interface name is ge1 and its on board gem0. This caused no end of
> confusion as we were trying to bring the thing up. The sun card refused
> to bring up carrier on the port until we plumbed the interface.

It is gem1, but why it's not ge0/gem0 I have no idea.

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