RE: eepro100/e100 drivers fragment heavily

From: Feldman, Scott (
Date: Mon Sep 23 2002 - 15:03:58 EST

Todor Todorov wrote:

> The computer is a
> Dell Inspiron 8000 laptop with an internal Actiontec
> modem/nic combo pci card based on the Intel Pro chip, running
> Debian. I observed this behaviour with the eepro100 drivers
> in 2.4.19, 2.4.20-pre6 and 2.4.20-pre7 and e100 drivers in
> 2.4.20-pre6 and -pre7. Pulling data from the network is fine
> and fast though, only sending is a problem. The only hint I
> have of what migh be causing the problem is something I read
> in the specs of my NWAY SOHO switch - it would allow
> full-duplex 100 MBit/sec only based on auto negotiation, if a
> nic is in forced mode (say 100 MBit full-duplex), the swith
> will allow only 100 MBit half-duplex. I tried other high
> quality switches too, but the result was the same.

Please confirm that the switch and nic are both set to auto-neg, or both the
switch and the nic forced to the same settings (i.e. 100/half). We need to
make sure both ends of the wire match.

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