Subject: Re: bge sending garbage frames
To: Chris Tribo <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: M Graff <email@example.com>
Date: 11/09/2005 16:43:32
Chris Tribo wrote:
> Well I agree that it isn't "best practice" but it works sufficiently to
> netboot the PC and in Windows set to autonegotiate on the PC side. It
> just doesn't seem to be "correct" that the PHY knows we're at 10
> megabit but won't let any data in or out in NetBSD. I don't need it to
> be maximum efficiency, or error-free, I just need to transfer about 20k
> of data and reboot the machine.
Actually, if you lock down one side to (say) 10 Mbps you should also
lock it at half duplex. I don't think _any_ negotiation occurs if you
don't do that.
Autoneg switches should fall back, but IMHO some fail...