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Archive for April, 2012

Did you have trouble when connecting your Linux to your network?  Did the network speed drop? Before you throw your computer, please check its log with dmesg. If dmesg shows repeated messages like eth0: link up and/or eth0: link down, then it must be your lan card driver problem. If you use Realtek LAN Card R8168, then it is the problem. Your Linux will load r8169 driver that have some bugs, instead of r8168. So, the solution of this problem is installing r8168 driver to your Linux, and disable r8169 module. Read the rest of this entry »