[Tfug] A really basic, possibly annoying network question...
allaryin at gmail.com
Fri Oct 29 11:34:40 MST 2010
Add a switch, it's not worth arguing with duplex mismatches and all
that jazz over crossover ethernet.
On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 11:26 AM, Angus Scott-Fleming
<angussf at geoapps.com> wrote:
> On 29 Oct 2010 at 2:49, Jim March wrote:
>> Ethernet port in the lappy is gigabit class per lspci:
>> 02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82573L Gigabit Ethernet
>> In the server it's 10/100, a Realtek RTL8139c.
> When we had problems like this in Novell days, it was almost always caused by
> autonegociated duplex mismatches. We resolved it by setting stuff to
> 100mb/half-duplex. Can you force each NIC to a given duplex setting?
> Angus Scott-Fleming
> GeoApps, Tucson, Arizona
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