On 03/06/2009, Wojciech Puchar <woj...@wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl> wrote:
>> unplug either end and plug it into my ibook (OS X) the status changes
>> to active and I can ping the other computer. From this I can see that
>> both both freebsd computers have working ethernet cards and the cable
>> works also, just not freebsd-freebsd.
>>
>> Does anyone have any ideas why this might be the case and how to fix it?
>>
> bad cable or not swapped at all.
>
> between 2 computers you have to make swapped cable on one side put green
> pair in place of yellow, yellow in place of green, brown in place of blue
> and blue in place of brown.
>
> If it's 10 or 100 Mbps ethernet blue&brown doesn't matter, only 2 pairs
> are used.
>

The cable works find and so does the network card. I have it plugged
into my ibook and am sshing across it - everything works fine and as
it should when using freebsd to osx, just can't do the same from
freebsd to freebsd.
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