Upgrading a realtech lan / nic driver

Upgrading a realtech lan / nic driver

On the SUPERMICRO SYS-5015A-H server , the nic driver by Centos is outdated already and causes slowdowns from rsync and other similar protocols. The fix is updating the driver as you can read about here: http://www.ezlinuxadmin.com/2010/04/upgrading-a-realtech-lan-nic-driver/

The required drive for upgrading the MOBO is here: http://www.downloadspot.com/downloads/r8168-8.018.00.tar.bz2