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Date:      Fri, 25 Sep 2009 09:30:01 +0700 (ICT)
From:      Olivier Nicole <Olivier.Nicole@cs.ait.ac.th>
To:        olivermahmoudi@gmail.com
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD crossover cable network
Message-ID:  <200909250230.n8P2U1KO009559@banyan.cs.ait.ac.th>
In-Reply-To: <6b4b2d2c0909240548k1aff0984jced89bb176fdb877@mail.gmail.com> (message from Oliver Mahmoudi on Thu, 24 Sep 2009 14:48:33 +0200)
References:  <6b4b2d2c0909240548k1aff0984jced89bb176fdb877@mail.gmail.com>

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Hi,

> I am trying to set up a crossover cable network between two
> computers running FreeBSD 7.0.

Are you sure that your corssover cable is good? In the past, with
100Mbps Ethernet, we used crossover cables with only 2 active pairs
(other 2 may have been bad and gone unnoticed); nowdays, with 1Gbps
Ethernet, the cable will need te 4 pairs.

Best regards,

Olivier



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