[PetiteCloud] NIC Manufacturers

Michael Thoreson m.thoreson at c4labs.ca
Thu Feb 13 17:16:47 PST 2014

Update. Realtek nics will lock up 10.x as well. Just been transferring 
4.5+TB of data From Windows to TrueOS via SMB and after 26 hours it 
locked up the entire system.

On 13/02/2014 7:08 PM, Michael Thoreson wrote:
> I think for BSD hosts we should consider making PC refuse to use any 
> RealTek nics. So far with FreeBSD 8.x 9.x and now 10.x I end up with 
> the network card dropping out for minutes at a time when subjected to 
> continuous high levels of traffic. With 9.x it would go as far as 
> locking up the system.
> Michael Thoreson,
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