R300 & auto negotiation

Steve Thompson smt at vgersoft.com
Fri Jul 23 05:58:29 CDT 2010

On Fri, 23 Jul 2010, Administrator TOOTAI wrote:

> Le 23/07/2010 11:05, Dave Ewart a écrit :
>> On Friday, 23.07.2010 at 09:48 +0200, Robert von Bismarck wrote:
>>>  From my experience, when you want to be certain, you must force 100mb
>>> networks to 100-full. Auto-neg is mostly hit'n miss, especially on
>>> high-end manageable switches like cisco, extreme networks or HP.
>> Seriously?  I've never seen the kind of behaviour you describe, I'm
>> surprised.
> I agree with Robert. We had networks problems with servers in DC and
> once we force 100-full they disappear.

I agree also. I've seen a lot of autoneg problems (HP servers) with Cisco 
switches, even at gig speeds. Never with PExxxx and HP switches, though.


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