I have an IBM x336 that is not advertising the proper LINK speeds. One interface is the other is not. I've tried to Force it to 1000/Full but then it just shows link down. I have confirmed the switch ...
I wonder it it is tied to my NIC at all or if the OS or driver intercepts and immediately returns data sent to the loopback address? Do the electrons actually travel to my NIC then the NIC returns ...