Re: Jumbo Frames?
On Tue, Jan 31, 2006 at 02:49:39PM -0800, Andrew Sharp wrote:
> Ur, you cannot use a crossover cable with gigabit+. It has to be an
> 8 wire cable of type "straight thru" which is the standard twisted
> pair wire. Make sure your cable, if you didn't make it yourself,
Err, are you sure? Since all 4 pairs are used, I thought most PHY
devices were capable of working out which was which by themselves.
Ie cross-over will be automatically detected.
> Some uber smart switches will detect a crossover cable, drop the
> interface to 100BT and fix up the wiring auto-sensibly, but mine
> certainly doesn't do that.
Doesn't sound right. Haven't tried it myself though.
Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>