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