[clug] Problems with Asus machines and my new trendnet switch

Alex Satrapa grail at goldweb.com.au
Wed May 11 23:30:49 MDT 2011

On 12/05/2011, at 15:21 , Michael Still wrote:

> … trendnet 24 port unmanaged gigabit switch … Picking on the eeebox first, it simply doesn't detect link when plugged into the switch. It works fine on a 100mbit switch.

Have you tried disabling auto-negotiation on the ASUS machines?

From memory this might do the trick:

 ethtool -s ethX speed 100 autoneg off duplex full


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