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 From:  "Don Munyak" <don dot munyak at gmail dot com>
 To:  "Manuel Kasper" <mk at neon1 dot net>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] collisions issue
 Date:  Tue, 19 Sep 2006 12:23:48 -0400
On 9/18/06, Manuel Kasper <mk at neon1 dot net> wrote:
> On 18.09.06 11:29 -0400, Don Munyak wrote:
>
> > I think I seem to be having problems with collisions.
> > The collisions are incrementing at about 1 per second.
> > I need some advice on how to troubleshoot this.
> > ...
> >     no negotiate
> >     duplex full
> >     linespeed 100
>
> There's your problem. Your "IPS" device is set to not use
> auto-negotiation, but always force 100 Mbps/full duplex. Since your
> m0n0wall's NIC is set to do auto-negotiation, it drops to 100
> Mbps/half duplex, and that's why you're getting collisions. So either
> force your m0n0wall to use 100 Mbps/full duplex on WAN as well (by
> modifying config.xml manually - see
> http://doc.m0n0.ch/handbook/faq-hiddenopts.html), or simply set the
> IPS to do auto-negotiation.
>
> This is a classic problem and not at all m0n0wall-specific.
>
> - Manuel
>

Thanks Manuel
Problem solved. I never did think it was a problem with
m0n0wall...just didn't understand what was going on. Learned something
new today.

Don