R300 & auto negotiation
d.bruha at 1art.cz
Fri Jul 23 06:36:38 CDT 2010
Dne pátek 23 Červenec 2010 12:58:29 Steve Thompson napsal(a):
> 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.
We had the same kind of problems with Optiplex desktops connecting to Cisco
switches, had to set the connection to 1Gbps fixed. Servers (mostly R/T610) are
running fine but we are using intel network addon cards only. Perhaps it's a
problem with the broadcom drivers?
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