Anyone got any experience with gigabit ether ?
kevin at ziptek-technologies.co.uk
Fri Apr 9 18:14:43 BST 2004
Try forcing the connection speed to 100 rather than allowing
It seems lots of gigabit cards exhibit this behavior, me I'll stick with
fiber NICs for gigabit.
From: freebsd-users-admin at uk.freebsd.org
[mailto:freebsd-users-admin at uk.freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Pete French
Sent: 09 April 2004 12:54
To: freebsd-users at uk.freebsd.org
Subject: Anyone got any experience with gigabit ether ?
I'm after upgrading all my networking to 1000Base-T and was wondering
if anyone had any words of wisdom on the subject - e.g. "cards to
I wouldnt be so bothered, except that the new motherboard came with a
gigabit port onboard which has performed dreadfully as a 100Base-T
keeps dropping the connection, to the pont where I gave up and installed
separate 100Base-T card again.
I have no idea if it wold work any better connected to a gigabit switch
than a 100Base-T switch, but it makes me want to ask for advice. I was
of a pair of Netgear GA622T cards which are supported by the nge driver.
Any recommendations ? Anyone got any horror stories of poor BSD support
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