[ltp] 100mbit only when docked?
Sun, 22 Mar 2015 20:50:29 -0700
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Jeffrey L. Taylor wrote on 2015-03-22 17:02:
> When plugged into the dock, you are not using the Ethernet chip in the
> laptop. You are using the chip in the dock. Same for the sound and th=
> video. On my T520, the chip is a ASIX Electronics Corp. AX88772A Fast
> Ethernet. lsusb only reports support for 10Mb and 100Mb Ethernet. Fas=
> Ethernet seems to be 100Mb. Other chips support Gigabit Ethernet.
I don't actually see any new ethernet USB device after plugging into the =
dock, and I retain my previous mac address from when I'm plugged into the=
ethernet port directly on the laptop. As far as I can tell it's the same=
ethernet interface for both docks and not docked (other than the 100mbit=
The dock that I have connects to the laptop through the docking port on t=
he bottom of the laptop and not through USB, for what it's worth.
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