[Soekris] Weird Problem on eth0 with 4521

Chuck Yerkes chuck+soekris at 2003.snew.com
Wed Nov 27 06:38:26 UTC 2002


Once a machine is up and on a network, I tend to avoid
auto negotiation where I can.  Is there a difference
if you set it to 100baseTX?

Quoting Jim TerWee (jim at terwee.com):
> I forgot to mention one thing crossover cable was 260 feet long. When
> tested with switch etc. each cable 130 feet. This one long grain
> elevator! Plus I can hook my laptop into the switch and test to each
> 4521 and they work great. 
> I had seen the short cable issue and did not think it would apply in
> this case. Also the hub I tried was just a 10mb hub I had laying around
> so the driver shouldn't have detected a 100base-T connection.



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