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Date:      Tue, 1 Aug 2000 18:38:32 -0600
From:      "Jamie Hermans" <freebsd@hermans.ab.ca>
To:        <freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   How to enable NIC Full-Duplex ?
Message-ID:  <000001bffc19$fc8e7640$0a45a8c0@hermans.ab.ca>

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Hi...

I can't seem to force my NIC into full-duplex (yes, I'm on a 10/100 switch -
I *want* full duplex) - autoselect leaves the interface at half-duplex.
Here's the pertinent info:

# ifconfig de0
de0: flags=8802<BROADCAST,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
  ether 00:80:c8:79:8c:4e
  media: autoselect (10baseT/UTP) status: active
  supported media: autoselect 10baseT/UTP <full-duplex> 10baseT/UTP

# ifconfig de0 media "10baseT/UTP"
/kernel: de0: enabling 10baseT port

# ifconfig de0 media "10baseT/UTP <full-duplex>"
ifconfig: unknown media subtype: 10baseT/UTP <full-duplex>


Any suggestions are greatly appreciated - man ifconfig mentions "mediaopt"
but I can't seem to get that to agree either.

Thanks ... Jamie



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