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I have a SmoothWall Express 3.0 with a NIC on which I need to force full duplex because for some reason it and our ISP's equipment cannot auto negotiate. I do this by ethtool, but whenever I reboot the SmoothWall the settings are lost. Where can I put these settings so they stick?

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Which version of SmoothWall? I will try and find out for you. – Tom Newton Sep 18 '09 at 11:29
SmoothWall express 3.0 – Anders Öhrt Sep 18 '09 at 13:57
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I put the calls to ethtool in /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit, which appears to work.

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