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From the Apple Support database article regarding network connection priority: If you connect to the Internet or a network in several different ways (using Wi-Fi or Ethernet, for example), you can change the order of the network port configurations your computer tries when connecting to the Internet or network. If there are multiple active ...
It's in your Network Preferences. Here's screen shots from 10.7.3. Access the settings from the gear at the bottom of the network type sidebar. Choose "Set Service Order..." to drag them into the preferred order.
If you wanted to connect to two different networks you could use this. So say you had an internal network which you had your own computers all linked to but were not connected to the internet, you could use one port to connect to this network. Then you could connect the other port to a broadband router/modem and access the internet on your Mac Pro. It's ...
First of all, connect the adapter and reboot. In many cases, it will solve the problem. You need to reboot because the adapter is not hot-pluggable. For the same reason, if you remove and re-insert the adapter, it won't work until you reboot. If you still have difficulties, I've found driver information while looking at the Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet ...
Gigabit ethernet to gigabit ethernet. Next would be FireWire 800 to FireWire 800. Thunderbolt target disk mode is testing to be equivalent to FireWire 800 in target disk mode. It looks like the OS can keep a gigabit link fuller than target disk mode is able, even when the target mode link has vastly higher bandwidth available.
From Super User: If I have two internet connections on osx, how can I use both to increase my bandwidth?: Short answer: no. With 2 links, you have 2 IP addresses. It can be done with some specific higher end NICs (e.g. Intel quad cards), but they will appear to the rest of the network as a single IP address in that mode. If the assumption is that you ...
When your connections starts timing out, can you do arp -an in Terminal.app and see if you still have all MAC addresses in the ARP table? as in - your router's MAC address, or the host you're trying to ping? If you do (and you have the time before it starts working again), can you flush the arp table (sudo arp -ad) and then see if your router's MAC address ...
I recommand you to never use a configuration where you may have at the same time different interfaces up on the same machine. You won't have any easy knowledge and control of this dual connectivity. This may lead to huge difficulties to analyse even the simplest network trouble. This may also cause loops within company or personnal networks very hard to ...
You sure can! Open System Preferences, then go to Sharing and select Internet Sharing. Change "Share your connection from:" to Wi-Fi, and then in the box below it select Ethernet.
If you are using VMWare or Parallels you can connect a virtual machine directly to one specific network interface (WiFi in the example) and use the other interface as the default for OS X: In the specific situation described in the question it may be too much of a hassle though.
StarTech makes the USB31000S, which is a USB 3.0 to Gigabit Ethernet adapter with support for VLANs, jumbo frames and checksum offloading. List price is about USD 55. These are based on the ASIX AX88179 chip, which has drivers for OS X 10.6 - 10.8 available (bottom of previous link). Any other product using this chip would also work.
It's not USB 3.0, but the Belkin F5D5055 USB 2.0 Gigabit Ethernet adapter is supported out the box by 10.7 (haven't checked 10.6) and delivers better performance than the Apple 10/100Mbps adapter. I can get speeds of around 35MB/s with my mid-2011 i7 Air.
Could you first check that you are really using the network interface you should: ifconfig -a Could you look at the output of the following commands (if en0 is the network interface name of your Ethernet card): netstat -I en0 To help locate the problem could you make a specific Location with just your Ethernet card activated and if possible only using ...
I just installed menumeters. If you go into the preferences for MenuMeters it is possible to add a network icon to the OSX menu bar. Clicking on the icon, indicates the current network (i.e., wifi or Ethernet). This is a reasonable solution, but it still requires you to click on the icon to see whether ethernet is connected.
I've seen this happen when the local DNS server has DNS caching enabled, but doesn't flush the cache often enough (or at all). You can set your Host Name/Computer Name to a static value using scutil in Terminal. This means that your Mac will no longer change it's name automatically, so it's important that there are no other machines on your network that ...
Time Capsules are Gigabit Ethernet routers. This means a top speed of 100 MB/s over cable (but is pretty unlikely). It will however be comparable to the speed of USB2, so I think you should try it before dismissing Ethernet.
I had this problem, too, and an Apple Support call and Genius Bar visit later, I had the answer: if you're using Network Locations that preexist your Thunderbolt display, it doesn't seem to auto-add the possibility of "Display Ethernet" to your available network ports. To solve this, either: Create a new Location in your Network system preferences. It will ...
This is fixed in Mac OS 10.8.3. In MacOS 10.8.2 although I faced an issue: I have a version from Delock running driver V1.3.0 (but V1.2.0 showed exact same behaviour). Adapter runs fine on first connect. If unplugged and plugged in again it will not work unless I reboot. Best solution I found is to reload the driver by hand. That saves you at least the ...
Your best bet is Apple's Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet adapter. There are also assorted USB ethernet adapters available from various sources (including Apple), including a few Gigabit ones that use USB 3.0, but the Thunderbolt one will likely have the best performance, so unless you're using both Thunderbolt ports already, that's the better choice.
If you have somehow modified the default service ordering, you can set it again in the network tab using the gear. This makes the Wi-Fi inactive for internet routing whenever you connect the cable. What you ask is scriptable if you know some programming, but there isn't a simple trigger to actually turn the Wi-Fi radio off at the user level of the OS.
You should be able to do this via Ethernet or wireless, depending on whether you want to buy a wireless dongle for your TV or whether you have the Ethernet adapter for your MacBook Air. If you have the USB Ethernet adapter, you should be able to follow the instructions found here: Set up the Sharing -The first step is to set up sharing on the host Mac. ...
Mac Wireless & Airport Connection Problem Troubleshooting: The Basics * Turn Airport on & off – You can do this via the Airport menu bar or from the Network Preferences. This is the first thing you should try when troubleshooting Mac wireless problems. Reset your router – This is the second thing you should try doing. You can fix a surprising ...
I'd suggest using rsync from the terminal. It may still be slow, however: It should be faster than finder. You can stop the transfer any time. It will resume from where you left the next time you issue the same command. So, it should both reduce required time and also make it possible to stop it and resume if you actually need to use your computer. sudo ...
The MAC Address is unique and a property of the actual network hardware (although it can be spoofed). So your adapter has its own MAC address, as does the the network interface in a Thunderbolt display, and the Wi-Fi in your MacBook Air. Different Thunderbolt to Ethernet adapters will have different MAC addresses, but moving one between different ports ...
Wired ethernet (gigabit on both ends) will be every bit as fast as Firewire to Thunderbolt and without the cost of the adapter. Depending on how noisy your Wireless environment is, you might have a limiting factor in the speed of the old iMac hard drive that's lower than WiFi throughput, but wired ethernet is so much more reliable, I'd do that if you can. ...
If you connect the Thunderbolt-Ethernet adapter and connect an ethernet cable, the MAC address immediately appears in the Network -> Advanced -> Hardware tab.
It seems like this issue at least for me may have had nothing to do with the thunderbolt connection. Rather it was a more mundane networking issue. I.e., when I moved between networks, network settings needed to be reconfigured. Techniques like renewing DHCP lease and using the "assist me" procedure in network preferences seemed to be sufficient for me to ...
You want to make sure that your Mac's ethernet device is before the wifi device in the system's network service order. In System Preferences, Go to Network; under the device listing, click the 'gear' icon and select 'Set Service Order.' Drag 'Ethernet' to the top. Per my understanding, all traffic will attempt to be routed through the top-most device, and ...
There is an app on Mac App Store that does exactly that: Ethernet Status It also shows status of Thunderbolt network adaptors. Sadly it is not free.
For reasons best known to itself, Apple chose not to include updated drivers for the A1277 adapter when it released Mavericks. In the screenshot you provided, the 'Product ID: 0x1402' in reference to your adapter reveals it was manufactured by ASIX Electronics, and further indicates that ASIX designates it internally as a model AX88772C. (This information ...
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