sundown wrote:I'm currently using an 8139 10/100 card in my x1k & would like to up-grade to
10/100/1000. I found a PCIe 8169 card & was wondering if anyone else is using a PCIe network
card & getting gigabit speeds.
http://www.amazon.com/RTL8169-Gigabit-D ... B00NQ2J9EW
davebraco wrote:I'm not able to test speed as I don't have a NAS anymore but I own a PCI gigabit card in the X1000 (RTL8169) and If my memory serves well, FTP transfert to the NAS was about 15Mb/s, with the Sam460 10Mb/s. The transfert speed with a RTL8139 or the 3COM card but it was between 5 - 6 Mb/s.
We can't reach gigabit speeds but it's a nice improvement. (The 8169 can't easily reach gigabit speeds on other OS)
nbache wrote:Well, you could always invest in one more Ethernet cable and leave both ports connected. That's what I do.
Switch off the one you don't want to use from within each OS (in AmigaOS it's easy; there's no driver on your system).
Raziel wrote:My next question would be, if there are plans to support the X1000 ethernet (ever)?
ssolie wrote:Raziel wrote:My next question would be, if there are plans to support the X1000 ethernet (ever)?
Yes, of course. It has been a very difficult driver to write.
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