[CentOS] 8139 dropping packets

Mon Oct 29 10:00:44 UTC 2012
Tilman Schmidt <t.schmidt at phoenixsoftware.de>

Am 28.10.2012 18:30, schrieb Bob Puff:
> 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.

That's the typical effect when one side is configured
to "full duplex" and the other side to "auto negotiate".
The side with the fixed configuration will not reply to
the negotiation packets, whereupon the other side will
fall back to half duplex.

Tilman Schmidt
Phoenix Software GmbH
Bonn, Germany