Odd problem with second interface (bnx2) on Dell R710

J. Epperson Dell at epperson.homelinux.net
Wed Jan 6 14:39:13 CST 2010


On Wed, January 6, 2010 15:34, Carlson, Timothy S wrote:
> I want to thank everyone for at least looking at this email :)
>
> It turns out that I had *two* bad cables. The third cable connected up to
> my switch (Cisco 3750-E) just fine and the interface came up nicely at
> gigabit speed.
>
> Sorry for the trouble
>

Curious: were they all Cat6 cables?  Gig calls for Cat6, but Cat5 will
work, hit or miss.  If they're Cat5, you just stumbled onto one that was
"just good enough".



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