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Re: R8169 speed problem

On Wed, Jun 15, 2005 at 06:35:58PM +0200, Uwe wrote:
> i encounter speed problems after upgrading from Realtek's 8139 to 8169.
> Seems, that transfer speed dramatically drops to about 5MBit/s.
> Anyone the same problem or idea to further evaluate the problem? I use the 
> latest 2.6.11 kernel and modules as they come along.

Gigabit ethernet is very picky about cables. Be sure you use CAT5E
cable, use a fully wired  cable, and certainly not a cross cable.
Use ethtool to figure out what's going on.


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