Interface collisions

L. Jankok lj at
Mon Mar 31 07:11:08 PST 2003

collisions means half duplex
if you don't want them, do something like this with your fbsd box;
        #in rc.conf
        ifconfig_bge0="inet  netmask media 100baseTX mediaopt full-duplex"
and your switch must be set on 100 fdx also.

On Mon, Mar 31, 2003 at 04:55:41PM +0200, Toni Schmidbauer wrote:
:On Mon, Mar 31, 2003 at 08:20:34AM -0600, Jack L. Stone wrote:
:> For the first time within the past few days, I've noticed collisions being
:> the switch or the NIC is the culprit, so not sure which component may need
:you should also check if the nic and switch are both running the
:same speed, or if autonegotiation is enabled. in the company i am
:working for, we are always having problems if the switch runs 
:100fdx and the nic auto-neg or vice versa. on cisco switches its
:generally recommended to disable auto neg for servers.
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