bge NIC not supporting 1000baseTX
maxsec at gmail.com
Thu Jul 5 18:13:24 UTC 2007
is the other end auto-negotiating properly? What happens if you force 1000
full at BOTH ends?
On 7/5/07, Tek Bahadur Limbu <teklimbu at wlink.com.np> wrote:
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> Hi all,
> I have a problem with my bge0 (BCM5750A1 NetXtreme) NIC card which is
> integrated in my Dell 600SC machine. This machine is running on
> FreeBSD-6.2 (i386).
> For some reasons, the bge0 NIC interface does not seem to support
> 1000baseTX settings.
> When the NIC card is set at either 10/100 baseTX, the bge0 interface
> shows an active state. However, when I type the following command:
> ifconfig bge0 media 1000baseTX
> the status of the bge0 NIC card shows: no carrier
> Does that mean that this bge0 NIC card does not support speeds of
> 1000baseTX or do I have to tweak some kernel or sysctl settings?
> Thanking you....
> - --
> With best regards and good wishes,
> Yours sincerely,
> Tek Bahadur Limbu
> (TAG/TDG Group)
> Jwl Systems Department
> Worldlink Communications Pvt. Ltd.
> Jawalakhel, Nepal
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