Re: half vs full duplex

Jonathan D. Hozeska ( (no email) )
Sat, 22 Aug 1998 06:47:02 -0400

If you enable full duplex on a half duplex network it can easily generate
enough errors to cripple the network. Your entire network segment can
support full duplex.

At 06:18 PM 8/21/98 -0400, you wrote:
>couple of networks i got offer the choice of half or full duplex. They
>defaulted to half so I never changed them cuz I wasn't sure what would
>happen if I set them to full and the other end didn't support it. I have
>looked but never found the answer.
>My question is :
>if i set a network card to full and its not supported will it run in half or
>not work at all.?