do you known an usb lan dongle working with ipfire at 2.5gbps? I have try one but it is not recognized correctly by ipfire. I have only 2.5 gbps half duplex.
ethtools red0 does not want to display all possible settings, autonegociation is off.
ethtools did not succeeded to switch autonegociation to on.
I don’t understand why it is not working nice.
I have found this link which is interesting, but I don’t know how to apply it on ipfire
Looking at the Realtek site for the 8156 and looking at the archive file for the driver it is the 8152.
It looks like the 8152 driver covers the 8152, 8153, 8154 and 8156.
You could try out the udev rule that is mentioned in that CNX article but as @jon mentioned, even with that the article author did not succeed in solving all his problems with that network adaptor. It looks like the 8152 driver from Realtek probably still has some bugs in it for the 8156 based adaptor.
i have try to create the 50-usb-realtek-net.rules file, the dongle is now at 2.5gbps with full duplex.
I can not do iperf to test the bandwitch. the dongles is on the red line.
but i have some troubles now with the orange network.