Forcing NIC to 100fdx

Aled Morris aledm at qix.co.uk
Thu Nov 27 20:43:00 GMT 2003


On Thu, 27 Nov 2003, Julian Rawcliffe wrote:

> These machines
>have the NIC hard-coded to run at 100fdx. I know I will be asked if this
>is possible on the fbsd box.

I often do this on my FreeBSD servers as Cisco switches can be a bit
unreliable on the auto-detect front:

ifconfig_fxp0="inet 10.11.12.13 netmask 255.255.255.0 media 100baseTX mediaopt full-duplex"

in /etc/rc.conf

Aled






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