[tulip] Re: Kingston
Tue, 23 May 2000 09:54:26 +1000
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Is the switch a Catalyst 1900, if so, it only autonegotiates duplex
operation on 100BaseTx ports.
Homer Wilson Smith [firstname.lastname@example.org] wrote:
> > What Kingston card? I have had zero problems with the
> > KNE100TX units. The later ones (21143 based) require a .91 driver,
> > but thats it. I have > 100 used (20 somthing are 21143), and about 15
> > of the 21143 units are talking to cisco switches.
> I am using KNE100TX with 21143 connected to cisco 1900,
> 10baseT forced full dup. The card won't auto negotiate, but
> can be 'forced' into various Fd modes through the options=command.
> Most of the FD modes don't work at all, some do work, but statistics
> on the Ciscos show lots of runt frames and very slow throughput, the usual
> signs of the card being in half duplex and the Cisco being in full.
> This behavior is replicateable with the 21140 by actually
> putting them in half duplex while the cisco is in full dup.
> The 21140's work properly providing 1000Kbyte/sec throughput
> between two linux boxes in FD mode options=16.
> The Full dup green light never turns on in either card,
> but we are very happy with the performance of the 21140's.
> Alsa they are no longer avialable.
> If I am doing something stupid here, I would dearly love
> to know because we are very dedicated to the Kingston 2114x's
> > ---
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> > and they don't carry large enough packets fast enough...
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