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Re: Gigabit ethernet cards



On May 17, 2004 04:57 pm, Sam Varshavchik <mrsam courier-mta com> wrote:
> Mark Lane writes:
> > On May 17, 2004 11:38 am, Alan Cox <alan redhat com> wrote:
> >> On Mon, May 17, 2004 at 12:11:23PM -0500, William Lovaton wrote:
> >> > the network card to a Gigabit ethernet.  What model is known to work
> >> > well in FC2??
> >>
> >> Im using realtek 8169 - not the flashiest or fastest but works rather
> >> nicely and is incredibly cheap
> >
> > Alan, it must like you. I have an onboard 8169 that worked fine when it
> > worked. The device would disappear on every other boot.
>
> For the hell of it, try disabling kudzu.  Kudzu likes to eat 10/100
> Realteks for breakfast.  Perhaps the Gigabits suffer the same fate.

Nah it's not Kudzu. The hardware device just disappears. It's a flaky 
implementation and probably the board manufacturer's problem and not a 
Realtek Problem.


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