[CentOS] 8139 dropping packets

Jerry Geis geisj at pagestation.com
Mon Oct 29 09:26:36 EDT 2012


> ck your duplex.  I have had two recent problems with duplex:
>
> One, with a Cisco router - it auto-negotiated every time to half duplex, even
> though it really -was- full.  Use mii-tool to find out.
>
> Two, with a RR modem - the speed was forced to 10mb half duplex instead of
> 100mb full duplex.  All sorts of strange loss.  Once I put it back, all was well.
>
> I have used TONs of 8139s, and while I do see where they are not the fastest
> kid on the block, I cannot say I've seen packet loss.
>
> Bob

Bob - thanks,

I found this article:
http://www.appliedtrust.com/resources/performance/untangling-ethernet-performance-problems

my devices are 10/100 and auto-negotiate. I will be changing them as 
soon as I can.

jerry



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