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3 Replies Latest reply: Jul 4, 2012 2:22 PM by ag74 RSS

Link issue

918007 Newbie
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Link goes down when tried to bring it up to full duplex.

the current status is as below:

# dladm show-dev
ce0 link: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: half
ce1 link: down speed: 0 Mbps duplex: unknown



Could anyone please help here.
  • 1. Re: Link issue
    Marty Newbie
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    That may be because of your switch. What switch are you connecting to?
  • 2. Re: Link issue
    Dude! Guru
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    Try to replace the UDP cable. And, if I remember correctly, older Solaris systems have a problem with autonegotiate, in which case both, the switch port and the host network card need to be set to a fixed speed. Link Auto-negotiate is usually default.
  • 3. Re: Link issue
    ag74 Newbie
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    In general you do not want to set the speed of the interface manually unless is really necessary.
    Check your kstat -p output and make sure your interface is set to auto-negotiate as well as the switch port.

    Regards,

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