Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
On 27/06/13 20:42, Chris Tothill wrote: > Are you using active/active channel bonding? If so I'd suggest trying > active/passive (or just a single direct connection with no bonding) > and see if that helps. If in doubt, simplify... > > Incidentally, with gigE my experience is that you don't actually need > a 'crossover' cable to do direct connection, a normal 'straight' cable > works just as well. I think this is because gigE uses all 4 pairs > simultaneously in both directions rather than one pair in each > direction as 100M does. > AFAIK, the specs for gigabit specify that all devices must support auto MDI/MDIx (in otherwords, automatically detect whether crossover is required or not). I also don't believe that gigabit uses all four pairs, it still only uses 2 pairs, and even 10M full duplex will use all four wires (2 pairs) simultaneously... My suggestion would also to avoid any bonding/etc until you have things working properly. Regards, Adam -- Adam Goryachev Website Managers Ph: +61 2 8304 0000 adam at websitemanagers.com.au Fax: +61 2 8304 0001 www.websitemanagers.com.au