jumbo packets on em card.
koitsu at freebsd.org
Tue Apr 29 12:43:22 UTC 2008
On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 05:43:42PM +0530, Sharad Chandra wrote:
> ,---- [Jeremy Chadwick wrote:]
> | On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 04:13:13PM +0530, Sharad Chandra wrote:
> | > I am getting a problem in setting em card to 1000baseTX. It shows "active
> | > status" with 100baseTX but as soon as i run "ifconfig em1 media
> | > 1000baseTX mediaopt full-duplex", it says *no carrier*. how can i set it
> | > to 1000base?
> | The PHYs support auto-negotiation of speed and duplex, as per the 802.3
> | standard.
> | Do you have a gigabit switch? If so, does auto-negotiation (e.g. no
> | "mediaopt" or "media" settings) work? If not, is the switch a managed
> | switch? If so, try explicitly setting the port on the switch to
> | 1000mbit, full duplex. If not, then consider buying another switch.
> | Many consumer/residential switches do not do auto-negotiation properly,
> | resulting in "no carrier" or worse (bad throughput).
> No, I am not using any switch. It is back-to-back connection. It is only
> requirement for me.
By "back to back" you mean you're connecting two PCs together with a
proper crossover cable? Is it CAT5e at least? What PHY and NIC are on
the opposite end of the em(4)?
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