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 From:  Jim Thompson <jim at netgate dot com>
 To:  "Lee Sharp" <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>
 Cc:  "m0n0wall" <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Ethernet Cards and Appliances
 Date:  Fri, 21 Oct 2005 08:19:15 -1000
On Oct 21, 2005, at 6:53 AM, Lee Sharp wrote:

> And keep in mind that the onboard VIA ether ports are in the same  
> class as the D-link...

Could you "show your work" here?   Do they fail at throughput tests,  
or suddenly go off-line, or somehow fail in-service?

Or is this one of those, "If its not Intel or 3Com, it must suck"  

The DLink DFE-530TX+ has an RTL8139 on it.