[rescue] New SPARCStation 10 owner, needs help with some issues though.

Andrew Jones andrew at jones.ec
Thu Feb 4 21:37:24 CST 2016

On 02/04/2016 05:37 PM, Phil Stracchino wrote:
> The funny thing that I've seen sometimes is you plug a Sun into some
> high-end Cisco or Juniper managed switch and you just cannot get it to
> sync up with a full-speed FDX connection no matter what you do, then you
> plug the same interface via the same cable into a dumb unmanaged Netgear
> switch or something like that, and it Just Works on the first try.

For older gigabit ethernet gear, I find that sometimes the situation 
improves if I disable autonegotiation.

For 10/100, some stuff just really, really doesn't like to be 
microsegmented on a switch.  I keep a 10/100 hub for just this purpose.

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