Subject: Re: Promiscuous mode blocks network traffic
To: Christos Zoulas <>
From: Tom Ivar Helbekkmo <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/08/2005 10:01:12
I wrote:

> Aha!  Yup, this problem showed up after the switch was replaced by a
> modern Cisco that does proper auto-negotiation, including 1000Mbps.

...and, sure enough, when I fix the speed and duplex settings for the
interface, instead of letting it auto-negotiate, the behavior reverts
to what I'm used to -- a very brief hang as it re-initializes.

Don't ascribe to stupidity what can be adequately explained by ignorance.