On 13-Jul-2002 Bob Proulx wrote: You know. I don't remember which card gave me 4 hours of heartache. All I remember was the "+" behind the dlink name. It was on a friends IRLP (Internet Radio Linking Project [HAM Radio]) computer a few months ago. If both cards you mentioned work, even better. It appears I'm in error. Sorry about that. > On Fri, Jul 12, 2002 at 07:55:39PM -0700, Rodney D. Myers wrote: >> I didn't catch the first of the thread. >> >> Make sure you're not using the "+" version. It does not work under >> linux. > > The D-Link DFE-650TX+ does not work? Or the DFE-530TX+ does not work? > I personally have the DFE-530TX+ and it works fine with Linux. > > Note that the '+' is an important distinction and uses a different > driver than the non-'+' version. The TX uses the via-rhine driver and > the TX+ uses the RealTek driver. FWIW the TX+ is a WOL card. I have > only ever used the DFE-530TX+ myself. > > Bob > > P.S. For the archive, lest a researcher thinks I am endorsing the > D-Link alone, because actually I prefer the Linksys with the tulip > driver. YMMV. Both work well. I have several of the Linksys > EtherFast LNE100TX cards through many different versions of that card. > All use the tulip driver and all work well for me. Both the Linksys > and the D-Link occupy the very inexpensive end but reliable and well > supported end of the network card list. -- Rodney D. Myers <firstname.lastname@example.org> Amateur: KG6ANX GMRS: WPOM592 ICQ# : 18002350 Have A NORML Day AIM#: mailman452 Yahoo Chat: Mailman42_5 Stealing a rhinoceros should not be attempted lightly.
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