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SubjectRe: D-LINK DFE-530-TX
On Thu, 7 Dec 2000, Alan Cox wrote:

> > > Should be the rtl8139 driver.
> >
> > AFAIK, it uses the via-rhine driver. The DFE-538TX is rtl8139 based.
> > Mike, if you have problems, search list archives: a few people (including
> > me) reported problems under load. I've never solved them.
>
> 2.2.18pre24 has the 8139too driver that Jeff Garzik built from a mix of his
> own work and Don Becker's rather unreliable rtl8129.c driver. It seems to be
> way better (but not perfect)
>

Ehm, does it drive the DFE-530TX, which, I believe, it's a via-rhine?
I had problems with the 530. I've been told that the 538 (rtl8139) works
under the same load (NFS server on a small LAN, and a 5-ports D-Link Switch),
even with the old driver.

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