[RndTbl] Followup on slow file transfer on my LAN

Mike Pfaiffer mpfaiffer at callapple.org
Mon Jan 30 14:02:49 CST 2006

On January 30, 2006 11:48 am, John Lange wrote this amazing epistle:
> On Mon, 2006-01-30 at 11:05 -0600, Mike Pfaiffer wrote:
> >  Obviously I'd rather replace the card than the router. Itech is in the
> > neighbourhood (and I've known the guys for years) so I'd be picking
> > something up from them. Any particular brand to look for? Will any of the
> > newer cards do?
> As Gilles also mentioned, I've found Realtek to be well supported
> (specifically the Realtek RTL-8139 but even the newer Gigabit cards work
> well).
> Also good are the intel series that use the eepro and eepro100 drivers.
> And 3Com cards that use the 3c59x driver which is almost all newer 3Com
> cards.
> Your challenge is figuring out what chipset the "no-name" cards use. You
> just have to crack open the box and read the chips.
> John

 I'm printing out your response and will take it with me when I go in. Turns 
out the card I put in when I got the box home was a 3Com. It died shortly 
after and so I had already swapped the cards.

 After I'm done here I'll follow through with Bills suggestion and see how 
that works out.


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