[Nottingham] network slowing down

Philip Scott nottingham at mailman.lug.org.uk
Sun Nov 17 13:02:00 2002

That'd be an:
	emerge net-tools
On a not-so-lesser gentoo system ;)

On Sunday 17 November 2002 3:14 am, Paul Sladen wrote:
> On Sun, 17 Nov 2002, Guangyue Liu wrote:
> > RX packets:17613304 errors:95526 dropped:0 overruns:252 frame:147785
> > Just wondering if this is normal or whether i probably have a problem
> > with driver/config/stuffs
> This kind of thing is normally an auto-neg issue (where both the switch and
> the NIC try to detect whether the other does 10Mb/100Mb HD/FD).  You can
> force either the ports on the switch, or the network card with `mii-tool'
> or `mii-diag'.  For Debian (or Knoppix) that's a simple:
>   apt-get install net-tools mii-diag
> although I have no clue with lesser distributions...  ;-(
> 	-Paul