[realtek] rtl8139 faster when force to 10Mb !!!

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Thu, 25 May 2000 11:50:10 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, 24 May 2000, Daniel Renaud wrote:

> I got 7.9 Mb/s of ftp transfert when I force my rtl8139 to 10 Mb/s and
> 2.2 Mb/s at 100Mb/s.  I test this using two linux PC on a 5 ports
> 10/100 hub, one with an 3com and the other one with the realtek.
> I tried a lot of driver including the latest one at
> http://www.scyld.com/network/rtl8139.html
> Do you have an idea !!!

That's not enough information to debug the problem.

You might have bad cables, or a duplex mismatch.

You should look at the output of 'mii-diag'
and the error counts in /proc/net/dev, as well as check for error messages
in your kernel logs.

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