send performance of rl(4)

Roland Smith rsmith at
Sun Dec 14 15:25:05 PST 2008

On Sun, Dec 14, 2008 at 04:34:17PM +0100, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> >>
> >> it may be problem with autoconfiguration of speed and half/full duplex.
> >> try setting it manually on one or both sides.
> >
> > Both were showing 100baseTX full-duplex on autoselect. Setting both
> > manually with 'ifconfig [rl1|xl0] media 100baseTX mediaopt full-duplex'
> > didn't improve things.
> try half-duplex, then other cable, then other card.
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Swapping the rl(4) card for a xl(4) card did the trick. I can now
saturate the line in both directions. I think I'm going to scrap the
other rl(4) card in my machine as well and replace it with an fxp(4) card.

Thanks Wojciech!

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