On Wed, Oct 17, 2001 at 06:00:42PM +0930, Thyer, Matthew wrote:
> It was my problem.
> My network interface was in 100Mbps half-duplex instead of
> 100Mbps full-duplex (the switch was in 100 full).
> I was using DHCP to configure the interface and for some
> reason it came up as half (even though a 4.3-BETA box elsewhere
> around here comes up in full-duplex).
> It seems that Cisco equipment doesn't autonegotiate well as we
> have seen this problem on other UNIX systems (HP-UX in particular)
> so we try to tie everything down these days.
You must always set both sides identic.
This means if you want autonegotiate to work you must not set one
side to fix configuration.
Nevertheless it's saver to use fix configuration whenever possible.
B.Walter COSMO-Project http://www.cosmo-project.de
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