[nSLUG] ethernet and the modern linux

Stephen Gregory nslug at kernelpanic.ca
Sat Sep 27 22:58:56 ADT 2008

Jason Kenney wrote:

> Maybe someone with more knowledge of 1000Base-T can chip in,

1Gig Ethernet was designed. Previous versions just sort of happened.

The less glib answer is that the specification for 1Gig Ethernet is more
strict. Some optional and interesting features in previous versions,
like crossover detection, are now required features.


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