any easy way to force 10/100 nics to 10?

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at
Wed Oct 24 11:05:46 EST 2001

>> My new dsl router seems to hate 100 connections from my 10/100 nics.
>> Is there an easy way to force 10mb speed (a /proc setting?)?
>The standard way, in this order, is (a) via ethtool, (b) via mii-tool,
>or (c) using a command line option at kernel boot time.

ethtool support isn't in our network drivers yet. That's something
I started working on for sungem, and will add to bmac at least
later on.


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