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 From:  Mark Wass <mark dot wass at market dash analyst dot com>
 To:  Daniel Ling <daniel at argentra dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Problems with ethernet driver
 Date:  Tue, 29 Nov 2005 15:40:24 +1000
Quick and easy solution is to not use it and go for something more 
reliable like an Intel 10/100 nic :-)

Have heard Realteks can be problematic, although I have used one with 
m0n0 and it worked ok for me.

Are there any settings for the NIC in the BIOS that you can try modifying?


Daniel Ling wrote:

>I tried installing m0n0wall on a machine with Realtek embedded NICs.
>What happened is that prior to booting, the machine's NIC is connected to
>the Switch at 100mbit/full-duplex, but after booting, it becomes
>10mbit/half-duplex and cannot communicate with all other machines on the
>network. The ping or any other function all fails.
>Hope someone might be able to help. Thanks.
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