Re: 2.4.20 gets duplex wrong on NIC

From: Bill Davidsen (
Date: Sun Dec 08 2002 - 20:05:30 EST

On Thu, 5 Dec 2002, Mr. James W. Laferriere wrote:

> Hello Bill , Severly clipped original message .
> If that 5509 is running slightly older code (and maybe even
> newer) there is(was?) a difficulty with auto-negotiation between
> the cisco & many adapters . This btw is(was?) a known issue with
> cisco . Also the last item I had concerning the matter , cisco
> recommeded static duplex & rate settings . Hth , JimL

Yeah, I was really trying that;-) I'm working for the moment, there's a
6500 waiting to be deployed, so no effort will go into upgrading the old

Thanks for the note, I'm not clear why full_duplex doesn't work, but I
have it working now and hopefully the new router will be better.

bill davidsen <>
  CTO, TMR Associates, Inc
Doing interesting things with little computers since 1979.

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