Proper way to configure NIC in full duplex

Conrad Sabatier conrads at
Fri Apr 18 13:46:18 PDT 2003

On 04-Apr-2003 Gary Jennejohn wrote:
> Read the manpage. You can use media and mediaopts to force full-duplex
> and 100baseTX.
> Put something like this into /etc/rc.conf:
> ifconfig_rl0="inet netmask 0xffffff00 media 100baseTX
> mediaopt full-duplex"

You can also create an /etc/start_if.<interface_name> script and issue any
ifconfig command(s) you want there (better for DHCP users).

Conrad Sabatier <conrads at> - "In Unix veritas"

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