Linux shaping packet loss

sthaug at sthaug at
Tue Dec 8 10:13:42 CST 2009

> The biggest problem with duplex had to do with 100mb.
> Cisco (and a lot of other companies) decided in their infinite wisdom
> that at 100mb if auto-negotiation fails, to use half duplex as the
> default.

No, that wasn't those companies deciding to do so in their infinite
wisdom. That was those companies deciding to follow the IEEE standard!

Cisco and others may be to blame for a lot of things, but not this one.

Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug at

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