[Nottingham] network slowing down

Guangyue Liu nottingham at mailman.lug.org.uk
Tue Nov 26 08:57:00 2002

Thanks Paul,

I think the problem has been solved.

Or it could be my switch that is being dodgy. I now have to fiddle
around with HD/FD/Auto on my windaz machine now and then because of the
sudden super low band width.

thanks for the help


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
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