[Cialug] best supported/performing Ethernet adapter follow-up
Nathan C. Smith
smith at ipmvs.com
Tue Jun 14 08:50:17 CDT 2005
OK, I put the Intel adapter in last night. I have no quantitative results,
but subjectively "wow". The machine "feels" about 15% faster and video
played much more smoothly. My MP3s sounded better with an increased dynamic
range (OK, only kidding about that one).
Seriously, the change made a noticeable difference. Thanks to all who
BTW, I had the presence of mind to disable the onboard network controller
before booting with the new card in place and when Redhat 9 booted KUDZU
noticed the RHINE was gone and disabled it, found the Intel and enabled it,
and then asked if I wanted to migrate my settings (oh yeah!). Worked great,
probably saved me another 15 minutes of futzing with settings and checking
things over. I've never seen Windows do that.
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