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    linux NIC setup

    how can i change the speed of an NIC in LINUX

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    Sep 2001
    it should be set automaticaly, if your hardware is only 10Mbs then that's all you get, if you have a 10/100 hub (or switch) and your NIC supports 10/100 you should get 100Mbs (cable permitting)
    In short, you'll get whatever you can support.


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    Sep 2001
    Hello scorpion,
    What jamie said is correct, in that your cards speed should set automatically, however, some drivers do allow you to change from, say 10base2 to 10baseT - have a look at "man ifconfig" and more specifically the media type section.

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