Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 130382
mii is unavailable to usb-ethernet pegasus devices
Last modified: 2015-01-04 17:09:03 EST
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Description of problem:
No mii info or control is available to usb-ethernet devices that use
the pegasus driver. One cannot query or set mii settings, such as
link status, speed, and duplex.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Attach pegasus powered usb-ethernet device to computer
2. Try to use mii-tool
Actual Results: SIOCGMIIPHY on 'eth0' failed: Operation not supported
no MII interfaces found
Expected Results: mii link info is available and settable
When the usb device is inserted, the mii module does not load. One
can load it manually (before or after loading the pegasus module) to
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