[vortex] High Carrier count
debian_fan1 at yahoo.com
Tue Jan 18 14:42:12 PST 2005
I forgot to mention this but it is hardcoded at 100
full duplex as is the switch. Not my idea but the
policy of our organization.
It is the slowest nic we have.
Thanks for the help. I will probably replace the nic
--- Bogdan Costescu
<Bogdan.Costescu at iwr.uni-heidelberg.de> wrote:
> On Mon, 17 Jan 2005, Johnny Walton wrote:
> > I am experiencing a high carrier count without any
> > other errors.
> I don't remember seeing this before. I would however
> expect that due
> to the nature of the error and the ratio of almost
> 1:1 between the
> number of Tx-ed packets and the number of errors,
> the transmission
> speed is reduced; do you observe this ?
> > I am seeing this on all 2.4 kernels and have
> > cables and switch ports.
> This error has probably very little to do with the
> driver, unless
> there is something to do with media settings that
> the driver is
> getting wrong. But as I said, I don't remember
> seeing this before, if
> there would have been some duplex mismatch, there
> should have been
> some frame errors as well...
> > Is it safe to say this is a hardware problem?
> I don't have any idea, sorry.
> Bogdan Costescu
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