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 From:  Hilton Travis <Hilton at QuarkAV dot com>
 To:  "m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch" <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] Netelligent 10/100 TX -Compaq Deskpro again
 Date:  Fri, 20 Feb 2004 09:04:23 +1000
Hi Chad,

On Fri, 2004-02-20 at 05:56, Chad R. Larson wrote:
> At 03:12 AM 2/19/2004, David Cook wrote:
> >Having done a little research on Google, I have found a description of a 
> >similar problem where the connection failed unless BOTH ends of the 
> >connection were set to auto-negotiation
> As a general rule, you should have =either= both ends set for auto, or both 
> ends forced to your preference (same on each end).  One end fixed and the 
> other auto almost never gets it right.

I have also seen this on a number of occasions - a single end set to
"auto" generally results in the connection from Hell.  Both need to be
configured the same - either auto OR fixed.



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