Subject: Re: bge sending garbage frames
To: Chris Tribo <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/14/2005 18:08:53
On Wed, Nov 09, 2005 at 07:15:20PM -0500, Chris Tribo wrote:
> I agree, but it should not be necessary according to the NWAY spec.
> "If Auto-Negotiation exists at only one end of a twisted-pair link [...]

If you look at the actual specification, you'll see that there are in fact
conditions in which duplex *can not* be autonegotiated.  The state machine
just can't handle some of the combinations of link partners that exist.