[realtek] re: 8139 and interface errors

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Mon Aug 19 11:52:02 2002

On Sun, 18 Aug 2002, Dave Eidson wrote:

> I'll update my original post as we have discovered the cause of the
> large amount of errors.  The rtl8139 cards being used were traced back
> to being Allied Telesyn cards.  When using the DOS based configuration
> utility, the default setting for connection is "auto".

This is the correct setting.

> Other options are 10Mb half, 10Mb full, 100Mb half, and 100Mb full.
> For whatever reason the default 'auto' setting works fine on the
> Debian 2.2 machines.  On the upgraded 3.0 machines, the setting must
> be set to any of the other settings.

What driver version?

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