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Re: Weird networking issue.

  • From: Peter E. Fry
  • Date: Tue Jan 07 16:23:47 2003

"David G. Andersen" wrote:
> 
> Rule number 1 with any ethernet:  Check to make sure you have the duplex
> and rate statically configured, and configured identically on both ends of
> the connection. [...]

  I'd like to thank Cisco for this piece of advice, as the only company
incapable of manufacturing Ethernet equipment capable of
autonegotiation.  At least until 1999 or so.
  Yeah, there're a few others, all of which seemed to follow Cisco's
lead.  Nutty.

Peter E. Fry




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