Subject: Re: trouble with 10baseT autoselect on wm0
To: Werner Backes <email@example.com>
From: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/01/2005 22:31:44
On Thu, Apr 28, 2005 at 10:23:56PM +0200, Werner Backes wrote:
> Lubomir Sedlacik wrote:
> >> Every time something happened to the
> >>interface, such as me putting it into promiscuous mode with tcpdump,
> >>there would be another two minute wait for the autoselect.
> >that's normal CatOS behaviour. if you want to avoid this expensive
> >autonegotiation, set the port to "switchport nonegotiate"
> This doesn't sound like an autonegotiation issue but more like a
> spanning-tree problem.
If I remember properly (I can't connect to a cisco to check right now),
this "nonegotiate" is not related to PHY autonegotiation. From memory,
it's trying to negotiate with the other end if it should use 802.1Q on this
port or plain ethernet.
Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference