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Barracuda NextGen Firewall X

Driver options for e100, e100compaq module (Intel Pro/100 Cards)

  • Type: Knowledgebase
  • Date changed: 5 months ago
Solution #00005098

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


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



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.


The following options are available for Intel Pro/100 Cards (e100, e100compaq module):


Driver Options:


e100_speed_duplex=0 (auto detection for both speed and duplex mode / default)
e100_speed_duplex=1 (10 MBit Half Duplex)
e100_speed_duplex=2 (10 MBit Full Duplex)
e100_speed_duplex=3 (100 MBit Half Duplex)
e100_speed_duplex=4 (100 MBit Full Duplex)




To set the link speed of an interface to 100 MBit Full Duplex, supply the following driver parameter:



To set the link speed of one interface to 100 MBit Half Duplex and a second interface to 10 MBit Full Duplex supply the following driver parameters:


For further information on network card drivers, please visit the hardware support section of the support page.



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