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Re: D-Link DFE-650TX



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.

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