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Re: [SLE] Rant -- SuSE 9.1 is Not a Home Desktop solution at all
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2004 16:18:37 +0200
  • Message-id: <200406111618.37425.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Friday 11 June 2004 16.14, Fergus Wilde wrote:
> You can still do it the old way, of course - and pretty handy if you are
> obliged to work over a slow modem connection from another continent, as I
> can attest. I hadn't realised the SuSE ifconfig isn't able to set the card
> speed / duplex etc., because I've never wanted to do it, but I strongly
> suspect that YaST calls ifconfig and ifconfig would need adding to /
> substituting for before a graphical front end can be constructed.

Most cards support some parameter to the driver kernel module for setting
duplex. Some cards can set it using the mii interface, using mii-tool (see
'man mii-tool')

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