force half duplex with 3com 905b
Mon Aug 24 20:29:21 1998
Does anyone know how to force half duplex mode with the 3com905b? Is
there an options value I can set in the 3c59x.c file?
If I boot with the card connected to my switch, it autonegotiates and runs
at full duplex, but the performance is terrible. If I unplug the card
from the switch and then reconnect it after booting, it runs at half
duplex with excellent performance. Rather than unplug the card every time
I boot, I would prefer to force the card into half duplex.
I am running a PC164LX alpha machine with Alpha Bios and ARC Console (not