FreeBSD crossover cable network

Olivier Nicole Olivier.Nicole at
Fri Sep 25 02:30:05 UTC 2009


> I am trying to set up a crossover cable network between two
> computers running FreeBSD 7.0.

Are you sure that your corssover cable is good? In the past, with
100Mbps Ethernet, we used crossover cables with only 2 active pairs
(other 2 may have been bad and gone unnoticed); nowdays, with 1Gbps
Ethernet, the cable will need te 4 pairs.

Best regards,


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