R8169 driver for R8111E lan fails to work
works on opensuse 12.1 with same driver
R6189 driver works in opensuse
|What doesn't work:|
does not run correctly
speed fluctuates and disconects from server regularly
when it is connected the speed is very low
kernel module loaded r8169
|What was done to make it work:|
follow this guide
remember to adjust names and folder names as required
it it advisable to run before install in livecd and again after install.
in livecd this makes installing considerably faster
loads kernel module r8168
wrong driver loads in kernel which does and doesn't work.
Loading the correct driver has a dramatic impact on network performance
R8169 driver will work initially then degrade to useless.
NOTE: after a kernel update you may need to re-install driver again.