Re: new to list / network eth0 issue
From: Jeff (jeff_at_virgin.net)
To: General Red Hat Linux discussion list <email@example.com> Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2004 19:42:43 +0100
On Wed, 28 Apr 2004 14:34:54 -0400, Johnson, Shaunn wrote:
> Brand new to the list, hope to learn and help as much as I can.
> I installed RHEL ES 3.0 on an Intel box. The install went smoothly
> and I am at the point where I can do just about all I need. I want
> to ping an Windows 2000 server but I get "Destination Host
> Unreachable". I try to ping the Linux box, but get 'Request timed
> I am able to ping all other machines from other domains but the
> Linux and Windows server aren't talking to each other.
> The IS / network team suggested that because the network is doing
> 100T full-duplex, the servers may not talk to each other (It is my
> understanding that the network auto negotiates, but that's another
> story) and I need to configure my eth0 card to do 100 Full instead
> of 100 Half Duplex (the messages file confirms that I am doing 100
> Half Dup on the Linux box).
> Is it possible to force the eth0 card to do 100 Full on a auto
> negotiating network like the Windows box? If so, how?
not sure if the same applies on RHEL but in RH9, just run 'ethtool' as root - dead simple to use.
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