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SubjectRe: Network speed Linux-2.6.10
On Wed, 2 Mar 2005, Horst von Brand wrote:

> Lee Revell <rlrevell@joe-job.com> said:
>> On Tue, 2005-03-01 at 12:20 -0800, Ben Greear wrote:
>
> [...]
>
>>> What happens if you just don't muck with the NIC and let it auto-negotiate
>>> on it's own?
>
>> This can be asking for trouble too (auto negotiation is often buggy).
>
> I'be seen much more broken networks than buggy autonegotiation. If they
> negotiate something funny, check and fix the network.
> --

In this case it's going to negotiate with the exact same device
in the other box when connected with a X-over cable, and with
a Netgear switch on my desk when not. In both cases, I have
complete control of the "network".

FYI I just upgraded to Linux-2.6.11 I'm going to repeat my
experiment(s) later today after I put the same kernel on
my other machine.

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