Subject: Re: Are framing errors and collision errors normal?
To: Jason Thorpe , Dave Huang <>
From: John Nemeth <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/29/1997 15:19:52
On Dec 29,  3:25pm, Jason Thorpe wrote:
} On Fri, 12 Dec 1997 21:15:58 -0600 (CST) Dave Huang <> wrote:
}  > Are framing errors, FCS errors, and collision errors fairly normal on a
}  > busy ethernet? I've had some reports of those from people who are using my
} The fact that they are somewhat normal is a good reason to not print them
} out when they happen.
} Framing errors can happen when you have too many repeaters on the
} network, for example.

     This isn't normal, it's a physical plant problem.  This should be
diagnosed if for no other reason then to let people that know the
spec. figure out why their network is so slow.

}-- End of excerpt from Jason Thorpe