Recommendation for Gigabit Ethernet on ibex please

Carl Friis-Hansen ubuntuuser at
Tue Dec 9 05:30:04 UTC 2008

Ben Edwards wrote:
> Have done some googeling for the above without much luck.  All I have
> found is Realtek seem (I got a couple of RTL-8169 and cant get them
> working) to be a bad idea and Broadcom work (not sure which models).

I have a number of HP Proliant ML-115 boxes with 8.04 on. They were 
fitted with an extra Ethernet card. Both the build-in and the extra card 
is working fine in 8.04.

carl at cjfhs12:~$ lspci | grep ther
01:08.0 Ethernet controller: D-Link System Inc DGE-528T Gigabit Ethernet 
Adapter (rev 10)
06:00.0 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM5721 
Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express (rev 21)
carl at cjfhs12:~$

I can dig up more info if needed.

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