[vortex-bug] Re: 3c59x 0.99H and 3c905B (Cyclone) problems

Cyril Bouthors cyril@bouthors.org
Fri, 4 Aug 2000 08:50:34 +0200 (CEST)

Bob Ramstad writes:
 > Narendra Sankar indicated that they had a similar problem with a
 > managed Cisco 2900 Catalyst managed switch.  Apparently this
 > particular switch runs spanning tree protocol which according to
 > Cisco can take up to 30 seconds to complete.

We had the same problem with 3c905C NICs and Cisco 2900XL Catalyst, we
solved this in two ways :

       -removing spanning tree protocol from the managed switch
       -passed full_duplex=1 option to the official 3com driver

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