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 From:  "Neil A. Hillard" <m0n0 at dana dot org dot uk>
 To:  "m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch" <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Many collisions on the WAN interface
 Date:  Fri, 6 Jan 2006 17:57:06 +0000

>m0n0wall reports a lot of collisions on the wan
>interface, here is an excerpt of the current output of
>In/out packets          215391/141946 (236.63 MB/12.48 MB)
>In/out errors  0/0
>Collisions     371
>I do not remember having that much collisions when
>running this machine a small linux distribution.
>Since the link between the dsl modem and the network
>card is only 10mbps half duplex it's of course more
>likely to have a collision there than on an 100mbps
>full duplex link like that plugged to the lan.
I wouldn't have said that that was a huge amount of collisions for that
amount of data although everything here is now running full duplex so
I've not got anything to compare it against.  And on full duplex you
shouldn't get _any_ collisions!



Neil A. Hillard                E-Mail:   m0n0 at dana dot org dot uk