Robert Moskowitz wrote: > A large number of NICs are autosensing. They do not need a crossover And rx/tx autosensing is part of the gigabit ethernet standard afaik. Modern gigabit cards should be able to autosense speed, duplex and direction. -- //Morten Torstensen //Email: morten at mortent.org //IM: Cartoon at jabber.no morten.torstensen at gmail.com And if it turns out that there is a God, I don't believe that he is evil. The worst that can be said is that he's an underachiever.