Bug 55798 - mii-tool doesn't seem to apply to s/390
Summary: mii-tool doesn't seem to apply to s/390
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: net-tools
Version: 7.3
Hardware: s390
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Crutcher Dunnavant
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Reported: 2001-11-06 21:27 UTC by Ben Levenson
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:38 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-11-14 10:14:10 UTC

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Description Ben Levenson 2001-11-06 21:27:36 UTC
Description of Problem:
[root@rawhide proc]# mii-tool 
no MII interfaces found

the driver for the net device is binary only (from IBM), so adding
mii-support may not be an option. (according to a brief discussion on
Should the binary be excluded when arch == s/390?

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Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2001-11-14 10:14:04 UTC
Are you sure the interface types we can't test (QDIO, etc) don't support MII?
I think some of them do.

Comment 2 Florian La Roche 2001-11-20 11:06:27 UTC
We should keep the infrastructure in place to support this with s390 drivers
in the future. It doesn't matter if they are not used at the moment.

Florian La Roche

Comment 3 Ben Levenson 2001-11-20 16:00:03 UTC
sorry if it appears like I was snoozing on this....
I've been swamped w/ erratas.

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