[ltp] 100mbit only when docked?
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 12:12:57 -0700
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Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote on 2015-03-23 03:28:
> Thinkpad docks are not supposed to introduce so much noise as to force
> the gigabit-ethernet PHY to negotiate down to fast-ethernet. Chances
> are high that something is wrong with your hardware.
Yeah I'm starting to feel like maybe the dock is toasted.
So the dock at home is a 433815U (ThinkPad Mini Dock Plus Series 3 with U=
SB 3.0 - 90W) which looks like...
I'm at work now plugged into a 433710U (ThinkPad Mini Dock Series 3 - 90W=
My work dock can negotiate gigabit without issue. So I guess this means t=
hat something's up with my home dock. :(
> Is your CAT-5e cabling and patch-cords marginal? The added noise of the=
> dock might push it too far in that case...
I've tried my home dock with 4 different ethernet cables and 3 different =
switches. They all couldn't pull gigabit through the dock but worked fine=
when plugged in directly.
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