[CentOS] how to enable Flow Control on CentOS?

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Thu Jul 7 15:15:52 UTC 2011

Les Mikesell wrote:
> On 7/7/2011 9:24 AM, R - elists wrote:
>>> A minor detail - I think you *must* have autoneg set first -
>>> it applies them one after the other, in my experience.
>>> ETHTOOL_OPTS="autoneg off speed 100 duplex full"
>> in this case though, it is gigE so dont use 100
>> it was used cause cisco typically should be hard set for speed and
>> duplex so
>> you never have to guess or worry
> Errr, perhaps you mean because old cisco stuff didn't negotiate
> reliably?  You always have to worry when you have hard set options
> because it won't work when someone changes the equipment at the other end.

I thought we were talking about NIC's and the use of ethtool, not Cisco
switches. And don't get me started on the networking turkey, er, team


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