Re: EtherExpress 16 media connector

Philip Blundell (Philip.Blundell@pobox.com)
Sat, 18 Dec 1999 18:55:05 +0000


>ifconfig eth0 media 10baset up <- gives a SIOCSIFMAP: Operation not
>supported error
>
>ifconfig eth0 10baset up <- gives a 10baset: Host name lookup failure
>error
>
>While searching the internet, I have found that other people have trouble
>with the [media type] syntax of ifconfig. Does anybody know how to get
>this option to work with ifconfig?

The first example you gave has the correct syntax. Unfortunately the
etherexpress driver (in common with many others) doesn't support this
functionality.

p.

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