LinuxQuestions.org
Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Non-*NIX Forums > General
User Name
Password
General This forum is for non-technical general discussion which can include both Linux and non-Linux topics. Have fun!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 05-06-2003, 07:12 PM   #1
plisken
Member
 
Registered: Dec 2001
Location: Scotland
Distribution: Slackware 9.1/13.37/14/14.2 RH 6.2/7/EL6.5 SuSE 8.2/11.1
Posts: 482

Rep: Reputation: 30
10Mb/s and 100Mb/s on same network


I have a few machines that are connected by a hub/switch, however the latest machine to be joined only have a 10Mb/s NIC, when connected to the hub/switch, the LED indicates that it is connected at 10Mb/s as it should, but I can not communicate with any other mahcines on the LAN, or vice-versa. But, when I connect the same machine into my router, which is 10Mb/s, I can then comunicate with all the other mahcines and vice-versa.

Why is this????

All help is appreciated....
 
Old 05-07-2003, 08:29 AM   #2
Satriani
Member
 
Registered: Mar 2003
Location: The Netherlands
Distribution: Red Hat 7.3, Red Hat 9, Solaris8, Slackware 10, Slax on USB, AIX, FreeBSD, WinXP, AIX, Ubuntu
Posts: 418

Rep: Reputation: 30
Is your hub / switch 10/100 compliant ???

Sometimes , when you add a 10/mbit to a 10/100 hub, all other ports will drop to 10/mbit also. But you other machines already have configured their nics to 100....

Something like that seems to bee the prob!

I know of hubs to be 10/100 but ONLY 10, or ONLY 100!

Last edited by Satriani; 05-07-2003 at 08:30 AM.
 
Old 05-07-2003, 10:28 AM   #3
davee
Member
 
Registered: Oct 2002
Location: Ayrshire, Scotland
Distribution: Suse(home) RHEL (Work)
Posts: 263

Rep: Reputation: 30
Additionally, some network hardware needs to be set to operate at a certain speed - i.e. 10, 100, or auto-detect. Not generally a problem with a hub, but may be an issue with a switch.

(Does anyone remember the days of token ring when you had to set every card to 16 or 4mbs, or you would bring down the network? Ahh, those were the days!)

Dave

P.S. Where in Scotland are you from, plisken?

Last edited by davee; 05-07-2003 at 10:29 AM.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
I need to email a 10MB file...is this possible? glenn69 Linux - Newbie 4 10-14-2004 01:01 AM
how to configure network full duplex 100Mb ewlnxnewB Linux - Networking 1 01-28-2004 05:25 PM
What is begest range of 10Mb UTP wired network? G-Fox Linux - Hardware 0 11-13-2003 02:31 AM
Multiple 100mb pipes on 100mb switches DLinkOZ Linux - Networking 2 10-22-2003 11:35 AM
Linksys 10MB HomePNA Network Adapter b0otleg Linux - Networking 1 02-20-2003 11:22 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Non-*NIX Forums > General

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:24 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration