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Re: [vox-tech] Choose 10baseT
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Re: [vox-tech] Choose 10baseT

Many modules for ethernet cards supoort extra options for insertion on the
command line. These can sometimes include specifications like IRQ, IO
Ports, and things like full/half duplex , 10BaseT/100BaseT/Autosense.

If the suggestions below dont help, then examine the args for your driver,
rmmod the module and modprobe with the test args.

Once you find a working setting you can the set up your system to keep the


Gabriel Rosa said:

> You can use /sbin/ifconfig to set up interface related settings.
> have a look at 'man ifconfig'
> as a quickie, you might be able to do:
> /sbin/ifconfig eth0 media 10baseT
> to get it to persist on boot, you'll either need to add it to your init
> somewhere, or figure out where your system keeps the network config files.
> On my Debian box, it's /etc/network/interfaces. I suspect having something
> like:
> iface eth0 inet static
> 	address
> 	netmask
> 	network
> 	gateway
> 	...
> 	etc...
> 	...
> 	media 10baseT
> there might work as well.
> -Gabe
> On Wed, Feb 12, 2003 at 06:34:31PM -0800, Alex wrote:
>> Is there a way to force my ethernet card to function at 10BaseT.
>> In windows I have to tell my computer to function at 10baseT for my
>> internet connection to work.
>> If I let it autosense or put it on 100baseT it doesn't get a connection.
>> I'm looking for a similar solution in Linux(Mandrake 8.2)
>> with a Linksys 10/100 ethernet card using tulip drivers
>> The only exception is that I get a connection in Linux if I'm the only
>> person on in my house network.
>> We split our DSL through a linksys router, that is also our DHCP server.
>> Any solutions, keep in mind I'm a bit of a newbie at configuring Linux,
>> Thanks,
>> Alex Mandel
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