Low bandwidth with DE500-BA in 100MbpsFD
Wed Sep 1 12:33:49 1999
I forgot to mention that. We tried both 0.89 and 0.91 drivers. I messed
with it some more last night and both drivers give me expected bandwidth
(~80Mbps) when I switch to half duplex (options=3).
I tried the de4x5 driver, but when I rebooted it never came up. Since I'm
working remotely, I don't know exactly what happened with that. We'll
Thanks for your response, though.
On Wed, 1 Sep 1999, Greg Lindahl wrote:
> > We have a 16 machine cluster running Linux 2.0.36 SMP. Half of these
> > machines have DE500-AA cards and the other half have newer DE500-BA cards.
> > We've noticed that the machines with the DE500-BA cards give only around
> > 8Mbps throughput while the others give 80Mbps and up. We put a DE500-AA
> > card into a machine that had a DE500-BA card and got the expected
> > throughput (80+Mbps).
> I'd bet that your DE500-BA cards are not correctly autonegotiating 100
> mbits with the 0.89H driver. Upgrade to the latest and try again.
> This is a common problem.
> -- g