[vortex] High Carrier count

Bogdan Costescu Bogdan.Costescu at iwr.uni-heidelberg.de
Wed Jan 19 04:44:58 PST 2005

On Tue, 18 Jan 2005, Johnny Walton wrote:

> I forgot to mention this but it is hardcoded at 100
> full duplex as is the switch.

This is a bad idea; you can search the acrhives of this list for 

How have you hardcoded the card at 100-FD ? This is most likely the
reason for the errors. Set both the switch and the card to
autonegotiate and the errors will go away.

> It is the slowest nic we have.

I used to use lots of these cards for high-performance computing and I 
wouldn't have used them if they had such problems. But I make the 
policies for my clusters and the switches and cards were always set to 

Bogdan Costescu

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