network collisions, only with FreeBSD

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Wed Aug 6 17:24:45 PDT 2003

Ondrej Suchy <ondrej.lists at> writes:

> I have 4.8-RELEASE with two ethernet NIC, one is 3Com 3c905-TX using
> xl driver, second is onboard Intel Pro/100 using fxp.
> The network is *very* slow via xl0 interface. scp'ing file over
> 100mbit network from a host just one hop away, I get around 10 kbps
> (!). Changing mediaopt from autoselect (=> full-duplex) to half-duplex
> I get
> slightly better results, but still very poor. Over fxp0 it is much
> better, but still not perfect.

Try forcing full duplex instead of letting autoselect pick it?

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