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What do ethernet colors mean?

Last response: in Networking
October 4, 2008 6:13:32 PM

When I plug in an ethernet cable into my network port, sometimes there is a green light, and sometimes the light is yellow instead.

I can't find this documented anywhere, what exactly do those colors mean?

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October 5, 2008 10:39:13 PM

In most cases, green = gigabit connection / yellow = 100 mb connection.