[DRBD-user] Replication problems constants with DRBD 8.3.10

Dan Barker dbarker at visioncomm.net
Mon Jun 17 20:52:44 CEST 2013

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.

The suggestion is to replace the actual RealTek NIC with an Intel NIC or some other dependable brand, not to use different drivers on the hardware you have. 

Clear as mud?

Dan  (top poster) in Atlanta

> -----Original Message-----
> From: drbd-user-bounces at lists.linbit.com [mailto:drbd-user-
> bounces at lists.linbit.com] On Behalf Of cesar
> Sent: Monday, June 17, 2013 10:34 AM
> To: drbd-user at lists.linbit.com
> Subject: Re: [DRBD-user] Replication problems constants with DRBD 8.3.10
> Hi to all people
> Excuse me if I ask a question from rookie
> But tell me that: "the in-kernel realtek drivers of the 2.6.32 kernel were
> known to cause troubles. I still have to replace them for optimum
> stability.
> try to install the current version of the driver from realtek ot switch to
> Intel-NICs"
> So, I don't know how do it, and in this link
> http://packages.debian.org/squeeze/firmware-realtek say for download the
> drivers for Realtek and Debian, but neither know if these drivers are more
> modern that the pve kernel.
> I have a Kernel of RHEL 6 modified by the authors ans SO Debian squeeze
> And to make matters worse, in this country (Paraguay) is not easy to buy
> another brand of NICs.
> The model of NIC is "RTL8168E" and lshw shows
> "firmware=rtl_nic/rtl8168e-2.fw"
> and the link of debian (shown above) shows among other models:
> * Realtek RTL8111D-1/RTL8168D-1 firmware (rtl_nic/rtl8168d-1.fw)
> * Realtek RTL8111D-2/RTL8168D-2 firmware (rtl_nic/rtl8168d-2.fw)
> * Realtek RTL8168E-1 firmware (rtl_nic/rtl8168e-1.fw)
> * Realtek RTL8168E-2 firmware (rtl_nic/rtl8168e-2.fw)
> * Realtek RTL8168E-3 firmware (rtl_nic/rtl8168e-3.fw)
> Can anyone help me with this problem.
> Best regards
> Cesar
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