[CentOS] 3Com 3c940 moel only giving me 100 mb throughput to network switch

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Mon Nov 23 18:20:36 UTC 2009

Gilbert Sebenste wrote:
> Hello all,
> As the subject states, I have a 3Com 3c940 Ethernet card to a 1 gb network 
> switch. The switch detects it, but it only shows that it is giving me 100 
> mb/sec throughput. That card is rated for 1 GB...is there a way to force 
> it to try to use 1 GB/sec? System-config-network isn't helping me here.

Does ethtool say it is running at 1Gb?  What is the source of the data? 
  Many things can't generate much more than 100Mb, especially going too 
or from a disk.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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