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Re: having problems with D-link DFE-580tx quad card on obsd 3.4 i386
On Thu, Feb 05, 2004 at 11:27:32AM -0500, D.Pageau wrote:
> Two differents status on DFE-580TX (not working for Neal and working for
> Carlos) . I need a quad NIC and unfortunatly can't afford 400$+ Intel
> quad. Should I look for used DFE-570TX (Tulip) on ebay?
Yes. The 580s have serious issues (under OpenBSD at least, never tried
them under anything else). Even just doing ~6Mbps of traffic they will
choke and lose connectivity repeatedly while they increase the buffer
size over and over. If you can find 570s they work great.