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How to check server's port speed duplex setting?

Posted on 2006-11-08
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Hi

Someone asked me to check the following, how can I check? I have the root password.

Server's port speed duplex setting?  This should be set to 100MB FULL..  not "auto."

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Jirong
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lsattr -EOl <device eg ent0>
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entstat -d ent[n]

for example:

entstat -d ent0
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Using "netstat -v" would show something like this...

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...I
BM 10/100 Mbps Ethernet PCI Adapter (23100020) Specific Statistics:
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Chip Version: 26
RJ45 Port Link Status : up
Media Speed Selected: Auto negotiation
Media Speed Running: 100 Mbps Full Duplex
Receive Pool Buffer Size: 384
No Receive Pool Buffer Errors: 0

to change the settings..

you can use "smitty chgenet" and set the Media speed setting as required..
you can even use a command like...
 chdev  -l 'ent1' -a media_speed='100_Full_Duplex'
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