Re: Ethernet Card recommendation
On Fri, 31 Aug 2001, Frank Louwers wrote:
> If you decide to go a little bit cheaper than the 3COM/Intel cards,
> then DON'T go for dlink. They used to make great medium-cheap cards
> with a lifetime warranty, but I've had nothing but problems with their
> 100Mbit cards!
> If you decide to save money on cards, then go for the Realtec 813x based
> chipsets. The cards cheap (end-user price, INCLUDING 21% vat is about
> 15 EUR last time I checked.
Some cooments ont 8139 cards: use the 8139too driver, and kernel like
2.2.19 or 2.4.x , x>4 ... The other driver had problems - one of the
interfaces started to receive one of 500 packets ( or so ), and tcpdump on
the interface fixed the things... (or ifconfig ethX promisc )