New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
Internet, Networking, and Wireless Discussion of networking, internet, and wireless including Apple's Airport products.

iMac Gigabit Won't Work


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
pmaher66

 
Member Since: Mar 02, 2009
Posts: 3
pmaher66 is on a distinguished road

pmaher66 is offline
Hello - I am trying to use the Gigabit ethernet port on my iMac (2.16 GHz Core 2 Duo - 10.5.6). I have gone into system preferences and change the settings to manual, 1000baseT, full-duplex, flow-control, custom MTU of 7936. When I apply the settings, I lose all network connectivity. When I look in the Network utility it shows a Link Speed of 1 Gig, but a Link Status of inactive.

I can take that exact same CAT5 cable out of the back of the iMac and plug it into my Macbook Pro and use the Gig settings right away. I can also use the Gig settings on a mini used in my media room. This seems to point to the NIC card in the iMac, but I wanted to check with others before I lug this thing into the genius bar. Is there anything unique on the iMac that I need to tweak to get Gigabit working?

Thanks - Paul
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« Gigabit on iMac Won't Work | Wireless security: no WEP 40/128-bit hex option. how »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
iMac G5 USB Keyboard/Mouse won't work apricot035 Apple Desktops 1 07-05-2008 09:01 PM
iMac + Rear Projection HDTV, Will this work? bryanduke1 Apple Desktops 4 01-19-2007 12:12 AM
The New iMac (merged) EDIT-XTREEM Apple Desktops 7 07-21-2006 05:29 PM
Can't get Azureus to work on new iMac mrschmitt Switcher Hangout 18 06-01-2006 08:34 PM
Will FCP Studio work on a IMAC G5 kmaultsby Movies and Video 2 12-20-2005 02:24 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:03 PM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?