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Is it possible/likely for a faulty network card (gigabit ethernet) to crash your consumer-grade router?

After much messing around with what appeared to be 4 faulty routers in a row I realized that I can reproduce causing my DLINK DIR-655 router to freeze up and require a hard reboot (to factory ...
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How to maximise performance in computers connected into LAN via Gigabit ethernet router?

Our group is setting up a server (which might just be a NAS, but we're not sure yet), which shares files, so that it connects to all other computers in the room (about 10 of them). I am thinking just ...
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linux router/firewall device with gigabit ports

i am looking for x86 or arm based device to use as linux router/firewall. It schould have 2 or more gigabit ethernet ports enough processing power to filter a gigabit of traffic about 512 MB of RAM ...