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 From:  Josh Coombs <twig at gwi dot net>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Soekris 4801 + m0n0wall + HP 6108 == errors?
 Date:  Thu, 8 Feb 2007 19:01:00 -0500
After playing with multiple versions of m0n0wall as well as full  
FreeBSD installs, different cables and switches, I found the source  
of the errors.  It appears that under FreeBSD 4.x and 6.x, the sis  
driver isn't actually switching the nic to full-duplex when  
instructed to.  It happily reports that it's been hardcoded to 100  
Full, but continues to operate in half-duplex mode.  Reverting to  
auto-negotiation results in the nic and switch agreeing on 100 Full,  
and runs error free.

I'll have to submit a PR I guess.

Joshua Coombs