That’s the most advice I can give without knowing what the above results are. Is there a list of NICs that work with linux? November 23rd, 3. View LQ Wiki Contributions. As part of my testing, I connected Cat5, Cat5e and Cat6 cables of varying lengths to both Gigabit and Mbps switches. Originally Posted by ve1drg Well I went looking for the appropriate driver s for this ethernet card and I did find one. November 23rd, 5.

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Is there any switches or anything I should use?

Join Date Aug Beans I was looking for something like “dlink” in the lsmod output. Sign up using Facebook. At one time I thought that the r driver was what I needed, but changed my mind after further reading.

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Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. With all dfe-530t its included management, performance and diagnostic features, it’s a lot more than just an average NIC. In every case the D-Link Network Control application correctly determined the length and status of oinux cable as well as the connection speed. If you’re looking for one that stands out from the crowd, the D-Link DGET is a price competitive Gigabit NIC loaded with performance and management features that put it in a class of its own.


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Yet not all NICs are created equal. BTW a better sysfs attribute to check is “speed” if it’s detected a link and negotiated a speed dge-5330t should be a non-zero value. Win 7 Pro I tried to make the Linux drivers that came on the CD, there are problems with it, linnux drivers are stated as being for kernel 2. I untarred it and ran the ‘make all’ command and then when I ran ‘insmod sk98lin.

All times are GMT VCG determines the connection speed of the network as well as the length of the cable. November 23rd, 7.

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In today’s broadband world, it’s become a standard feature and part of every networked PC. I have also ran into conflicting information as to what module covers this device.

It looks like it tries and tries but never connects. SNMP provides for advanced remote management and monitoring of your DGET, which dbe-530t incredibly useful for proper network management. Join our community today! Cable length can be an issue in some installations as there is a maximum effective operational distance of meters for a typical Cat5 cable.


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Try installing the 3. I loaded a couple different flavors and they detect there is a NIC but it won’t connect to the network. I take that back.

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To send dhcp requests over a particular interface use something like dhclient eth0 What distro is this BTW? I’ll have to go though and check each error and see if I can resolve due to missing libraries or some such, but dge-53t0 becoming more trouble than it’s worth, I haven’t done a compile is a few years due to my work increasingly being done in another OS.

That’s the most advice I can give without knowing what the above results are. Visit Alien Bob’s homepage! Running “dhclient” alone does not do anything.

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