For Gig Ethernet on Catalyst 6500, those ports speed are 1000 and full duplex. When we try to config the SUN server's NIC port to hard code full duplex cause the port failure. The same for HP server. But if we change the NIC seting back to auto negotiate, everything working fine. Any reason why this happen?
I have exactly the same problem with a CAT5500 connecting to certain UNIX boxes running Solaris. I read that it is an interoperability problem between Cisco and Sun. As far as I am aware, there is no bug fix for this.
[toc:faq]The ProblemOn traditional switches whenever we have a trunk
interface we use the VLAN tag to demultiplex the VLANs. The switch needs
to determine which MAC Address table to look in for a forwarding
decision. To do this we require the switch to do...
[toc:faq]Introduction:Netdr is a tool available on a RSP720, Sup720 or
Sup32 that allows one to capture packets on the RP or SP inband. The
netdr command can be used to capture both Tx and Rx packets in the
software switching path. This is not a substitut...
IntroductionOSPF, being a link-state protocol, allows for every router
in the network to know of every link and OSPF speaker in the entire
network. From this picture each router independently runs the Shortest
Path First (SPF) algorithm to determine the b...