Gigabit ethernet port

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Gigabit ethernet port

Postby Bender » Tue Aug 23, 2011 3:51 am

Hello!

Sorry if this has been answered somewhere else, I couldn´t find a clear answer, only a mention on this thread. Are there plans to provide a driver for the Gigabit ethernet port on the Pegasos II?

Thanks!
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Re: Gigabit ethernet port

Postby magnetic » Thu Jan 26, 2012 3:46 pm

I doubt there will be a driver written for the GigE on peg2. They have all the amiga ng hardware to work on for drivers...

I wish because I used to run my peg2 with the GigE but now back down to 100 port..
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Re: Gigabit ethernet port

Postby Prober » Sat Feb 23, 2013 10:40 pm

It does not matter. TCP/IP stack is not able to work with Gbit network. Tested with Realtek RTL8169.
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Re: Gigabit ethernet port

Postby fairdinkem » Mon Dec 30, 2013 4:59 am

I really wish the AmigaOS development team would colaborate with MorphOS Team to port the gigabit ethernet lan driver to AmigaOS.
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Re: Gigabit ethernet port

Postby Stephen Robinson » Tue Dec 31, 2013 11:16 pm

The Gigabit ethernet port isn't supported by MorphOS either is it?
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Re: Gigabit ethernet port

Postby Rigo » Wed Jan 01, 2014 12:05 am

fairdinkem wrote:I really wish the AmigaOS development team would colaborate with MorphOS Team to port the gigabit ethernet lan driver to AmigaOS.


You are more than welcome to stump up some funds to help such cooperation on it's way.

It looks very unlikely to me that any closed sources will be released to the "other" party no matter which way you spin it. The love is just not there between the two products. While it would help both teams out, it seems mostly unlikely.

Money is always a good driving force though, so perhaps it's time to help it along....

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Re: Gigabit ethernet port

Postby sailorMH » Sat Jan 04, 2014 10:06 pm

Stephen Robinson wrote:The Gigabit ethernet port isn't supported by MorphOS either is it?


Gigabit port on Pegasos 2 is supported by MorphOS, Debian and NetBSD.
I use on my Peg2 both ports: 1G for MOS, Debian and NetBSD and 100k for AmigaOS. With different IP addresses.
Without problems, and I understand, that develop a driver for AOS is waste of time, there are a lot of things to do :-)
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Re: Gigabit ethernet port

Postby tlosmx » Sun Jan 05, 2014 2:25 pm

.. for me the 100mbit is sufficient for browsing and Lan things... i don't know why people need 1gbit ... and for do what?
if i have to make a choice i will prefer a better implementation/compatibility with some agp cards not fully supported right now...
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