Xircom 10/100 Network Card and 3Com 10/100 Base-TX

Mike Bristow mike at urgle.com
Wed Dec 13 19:41:10 GMT 2000

On Wed, Dec 13, 2000 at 07:12:47PM +0000, Jonathan Perkin wrote:
> A quick read of ifconfig(8) will tell you that you should:
> # ifconfig xe0 inet x.x.x.x netmask 0xffffff00 media 100baseTX
> Put
> ifconfig_xe0="inet x.x.x.x netmask 0xffffff00 media 100baseTX"
> in your rc.conf to force it into this mode at bootup.

... unless you're configuring the card with DHCP (which is IMV a Really 
Good Idea for laptops).

in that case put:

and other (approprate, pccard'ish) magic in /etc/rc.conf

	interface "xe0" {
		media "media 100baseTX";

in /etc/dhclient.conf

(you might also consider changing "media 100baseTX" to "media
100baseTX mediaopt full-duplex" in either the ifconfig_xe0 or media
"..." bits also)

Mike Bristow, seebitwopie  

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