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 From:  "James W. McKeand" <james at mckeand dot biz>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] m0n0wall 1.2 stop responding.
 Date:  Tue, 21 Feb 2006 11:29:07 -0600
Brandon wrote:
> all hail the realtek nic.
> I think they are worth more for gold then as card for machine
> personaly. my two favorite cards,   3com etherlink III, although wol
> never works right with them for some reason,  or at least I have
> problems with it, other than that it's a good card and avalible as
> both pci and isa.   and intel 10/100 pro.   all around good card,  at
> least for me,   I run m0n0 wall off of these cards and my current
> uptime record for 1.1 and 1.2 is over 6 months.   even then only
> reason it rebooted was power went 
> out.    I have tried m0n0 wall with realtek cards,   longest run time
> is about 3-5 weeks then it locks up for some random reason which only
> God knows.
> my recomendation?   run anything that works and burn the realtek cards
> James W. McKeand wrote:
>> I warned ya'll about angering the RealTek gods...
>> Search the archive for "realtek". How many threads end with "I
>> replaced the realtek nic(s) with a <choose: Intel, 3Com, Broadcom,
>> etc> nic(s) and the problem was gone..."? 
>> _________________________________
>> James W. McKeand
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