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Barracuda NextGen Firewall X

Driver options for eepro100 module (Intel Pro/100 Cards)

  • Type: Knowledgebase
  • Date changed: 5 months ago
Solution #00005097

 
Scope:
This solution replies to:
- NG Firewall firmware versions 4.2.x
- netfence firmware versions 4.2.x

 
Symptoms:

Some switches require setting the link speed of a network adapter manually, whitout autonegotiation.


 

Solution:

This is possible via "Config" > "Box" > "Network" > "Inerfaces" > "Physical Interfaces" or directly in the interface setting via  "Config" > "Box" > "Network" > "Inerfaces" > "Network Interface Cards" as a driver module option.


To set the link speed of a network card manually you are have to enter the driver options of the respective network card driver.

 

Driver Options:

 

options=0x20 (100 MBit Half Duplex)
options=0x30 (100 MBit Full Duplex)
options=0x40 (10 MBit Half Duplex)
options=0x50 (10 MBit Full Duplex)

 

 

Examples:

To define the link speed of one Intel Pro/100 interface to 100 MBit Full Duplex enter the following driver parameters:

options=0x30


 

To define the link speed of one Intel Pro/100 interface to 100 MBit Half Duplex and the other Intel Pro/100 interface to 10 MBit Full Duplex enter the following driver parameters:

options=0x20,0x50

 

 

For more information on this network card driver please visit the hardwaresupport section of the support page

 

 

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