[lkml]   [2001]   [May]   [30]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: [OFF-TOPIC] 4 ports ETH cards
On Wed, 30 May 2001, Michael H. Warfield wrote:

> Just got three of these suckers and I'm about to order a bunch
> more (happy camper)...

yes the Dlink DFE570-TX is a very nice card indeed.

> Because the D-Link cards were less than half of the nearest
> competitor [ < $180 vs > $360 for others and Compac was > $2400! ] I
> ordered only three not knowing for sure if they would work. Turned on
> the tulip driver and them suckers fired right up. Now I know they work,
> stock, right out of the box, and I can order a bunch more for the lab
> I'm working with.

I use those cards in all routers here and they work extremely well.
But I don't use the standard vanilla tulip driver that's in the official
kernel. I use an optimized version that handled high traffic volumes much
better, it decreases the interrupt-load quite a lot. (this driver is about
to be merged with the standard tulip driver IIRC)
I havn't had any problems with these cards so I can really recommend them.


To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 12:54    [W:0.084 / U:0.024 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site