3com509B port selection

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Tip provided by Thomas Adams
> The cards that I have used (some tulips and some ancient Western Digitals)
> autosense the media.  Are you sure this one doesnt do that too?
I own a 3c509 and this one also doesn't autodetect the media type.
> Here is what I would try if you cant get it to work and nobody who actually
> knows something about this NIC has a better idea:
I downloaded the 3c509 setup program "3c5x9setup.c" from the driver's author's
homepage and changed the media type to my preference. It should work with the
509B, too.

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