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Date:      Thu, 5 Jul 2007 19:13:22 +0100
From:      "Martin Hepworth" <maxsec@gmail.com>
To:        "Tek Bahadur Limbu" <teklimbu@wlink.com.np>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: bge NIC not supporting 1000baseTX
Message-ID:  <72cf361e0707051113v366e8b36ufd68c1d6aba9abc1@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <20070705192251.3ba0abb3.teklimbu@wlink.com.np>
References:  <20070705192251.3ba0abb3.teklimbu@wlink.com.np>

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HI

is the other end auto-negotiating properly? What happens if you force 1000
full at BOTH ends?

--
martin

On 7/5/07, Tek Bahadur Limbu <teklimbu@wlink.com.np> wrote:
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> Hi all,
>
> I have a problem with my bge0 (BCM5750A1 NetXtreme) NIC card which is
> integrated in my Dell 600SC machine.  This machine is running on
> FreeBSD-6.2 (i386).
>
> For some reasons, the bge0 NIC interface does not seem  to support
> 1000baseTX settings.
>
> When the NIC card is set at either 10/100 baseTX,  the bge0 interface
> shows an active state.  However, when I type the following command:
>
> ifconfig bge0 media 1000baseTX
>
> the status of the bge0 NIC card shows: no carrier
>
> Does that mean that this bge0 NIC card does not support speeds of
> 1000baseTX or do I have to tweak some kernel or sysctl settings?
>
> Thanking you....
>
>
> - --
>
>
> With best regards and good wishes,
>
> Yours sincerely,
>
> Tek Bahadur Limbu
>
> (TAG/TDG Group)
> Jwl Systems Department
>
> Worldlink Communications Pvt. Ltd.
>
> Jawalakhel, Nepal
>
> http://www.wlink.com.np
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