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Questions tagged [ethernet]

A family of networking technologies for LANs. Ethernet encompasses bother the physical connection between devices and part of the protocols which define how the connected devices can communicate.

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Ethernet Hardware gone?

Turned on my pc, the internet wasn't connected, messed with the Ethernet cable, tested with other devices, found out that the issue is with the Ethernet on my computer. What I've done: Tried "...
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ARP Offload on Linux

My router does not support static ARP entries. Nonetheless, I need to wake up my Linux box from the Internet. One can do this by enabling ARP offload. On windows, you have an explicit Network adapter ...
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What are the differences between Ethernet Controller and Network Controller?

I have a desktop computer which is not much famous brand "E-tel iPC" and I installed Windows 2008 R2 Standard Edition on that machine. When I go to the Device Manager I can see Ethernet Controller and ...
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Slow home Ethernet performance

I have AT&T Gigabit Fiber at home. When I connect my MacBook to the ATT Gateway via Ethernet (via a 5' CAT 7 cable), fast.com shows my upload and download speeds in the 800Mbps range, which is ...
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Crossover cable or straight through between multiple hubs/switches

I'm networking a bunch of Raspberry Pis together on a subnet as shown in my highly technical diagram below: I'm wondering if the red cables are supposed to be crossover cables or straight through? ...
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What are limitations of using a sub-network setup?

Typically with personal WiFi, you have your ISP line into the home which connects to a modem, then a router (or hybrid of both). Then the router produces a network. But now let's say you take an ...
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Network connection name

The ethernet connection on my laptop shows as Ethernet SONOSWIFI BroadcomNetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet Plus About 4 months ago I setup a tiny LAN for a customer on a consumer grade router. It was to ...
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Why do I see Ethernet frames that exceed the MTU+Ethernet header size?

I have a consumer-grade Wi-Fi router that hosts a local network. The router is connected to the Internet through a campus network (i.e., an Ethernet cable connects the WAN port to a campus Ethernet ...
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Connect a Dell XPS Windows laptop to Ethernet via a generic docking station

I have a generic docking station for laptops. It connects to the laptop with a USB 3.0 connection, and supplies several USB connections plus an Ethernet connection. When I connected it to a two-years-...
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WiFi router not working properly

Whenever I switch off my router and then switch it on again, it just doesn't connect to the internet. What I have observed: My devices recognize the network. There is solid amber light in the ...
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Cannot login to Kali Linux when ethernet cable is plugged in

I am Using Asus K550V in dual-boot mode - Kali Linux and Windows 10. On Windows 10 I have no issues with network connections - both Wi-Fi and ethernet are working correctly. On Kali however, only Wi-...
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Determining ethernet wire category/speed

I moved into a home that has Ethernet cables in the walls and all my computer's are gigabyte Ethernet ports, same as my router and the cables I use to connect my PC to the Ethernet ports in the wall, ...
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In bmon (bandwidth monitor),what is the difference between interface bandwidth and qdisc bandwidth?

Lately, I've been investigating Networking problems on a debian-based distribution. I've got a User-Space application that is pushing packets on the network over ethernet at a very constant rate. ...
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Wired network connection unstable

For months, I've been using a wireless LAN USB driver on my desktop computer and had no problems with high latency or any errors in the network. But then, I switched to using the ethernet port. It ...
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How to automatically start a USB ethernet interface with smsc95xx driver

I'm using a custom board with a LAN9514 and the smsc95xx driver, but cannot get the ethernet interface to come up automatically at boot time. Once the system starts, I can use "ifconfig eth1 up" to ...

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