Dell Broadcom 57xx NIC won't connect at gigabit speed.

Posted on 2014-08-13
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I have multiple Broadcom NetLink (TM) Gigabit Ethernet cards in Dell Precision T1500s connected to a new  HP ProCurve Switch that will not connect at Gigabit speed.  Broadcom driver is  11/05/13.  OS is Windows 7 Pro 64x.  Intel chipset drivers are up to date.  Please help!
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Is the Procurve switch managed? If so, check that its ports are set correctly.  If it was formerly connected to a 10/100 LAN then it may have been configured manually to connect at 100Mbps. Are the NICs set to auto negotiation of link speed and duplex?

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I did not look at the switch close enough.  My mistake.  48 100 mbs ports and 2 gb ports.  I am an idiot...
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I'm not alone then...

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