Subject: Re: bge sending garbage frames
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.org>
From: Matthias Scheler <email@example.com>
Date: 11/09/2005 22:16:25
In article <19BA96F3-0094-458A-BBA0-7FE4CF657B1D@dtcc.edu>,
Chris Tribo <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> If I go from 10base to auto, it works, and if I step down from 100 to
> 10 in any fashion it works, it's only going from 10 to 100 forced
> that causes it to freak out. I can't log into the switch so I don't
> know what exactly is happening.
You can *not* use auto negotiation on one side and forced speed on the
other and expect that to work. That is a broken setup.
> Any ideas?
Yes, leave auto negotiation turned on or configure the switch to the
same forced speed as the network interface.
May I ask why you don't simply use auto negotiation?
Matthias Scheler http://scheler.de/~matthias/