phil prentice wrote: > Hi > I have got two laptops. If I connect one of them up to a 10mbs ethernet > connection; it recognises the connection immediately and I can happily > transfer files immediately. However my second laptop just will not work at > 10Mbs. 100Mbs is not aproblem, but 10Mbps is simply not recognised. > Initially I thought it might be the on-board network card, so I bought a > netgear FA511 adaptor in the hope that that would work ok. It has exactly > the same problem. Both the laptops are running Fedora-6 ( I would update the > failing one if I thought that it would make a difference). The failing > laptop simply does not see the 10Mbs signal. > > The laptop that works has a Broadcom coporation BCM4401-B0 adaptor. I tryed > the failing laptop with the onboard SIS900 PCI fast ethernet adaptor and the > netgear 10/1000 mbps fast ethernet adaptor (FA511). Both refuse to detect > 10Mbps. I tryed setting the speed directly, but it did not seem to help > (mii-tool). Has anyone got any ideas as to why this laptop does not detect > 10Mbps (100Mbps is fine) or what I might try to fix the problem. I cant > really believe that both these adaptors would fail especially the netgear > one. > > Thanks for any help > > Phil > You may want try ethtool instead of mii-tool and see if that works. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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