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SubjectRe: CRAP in 2.4.18-pre7
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Followup to:  <3C543E86.7F0FA37A@gmx.net>
By author: root <gunther.mayer@gmx.net>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> You don't need a hub to have collisions.
>
> Duplex mismatch (i.e. one card in full-duplex, the other in half-duplex)
> would just show 10-50 KByte/sec transfer rates typically.
>
> The card's statistics about "collisions" and "late collisions" would
> positively prove if this is the case.
>

Not all cards correctly autoconfigure across a crossover cable (they
should, but not all do). When autoconfigure is screwed up, as you
indicate above, things will be *VERY* messed up.

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