Ethernet Controller

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One of the main differences between the Kurobox and the Kurobox HG is the Ethernet controller. The Kurobox has a ADMtek AN983B 10/100 Ethernet controller, while the Kurobox HG has a Realtek RTL8110S-32 10/100/1000 Ethernet controller.

ADMtek AN983B

  • Integrated 10Base-T and 100Base-TX PHY
  • High Performance DMA architecture
  • Early Tx/Rx Interrupt and Burst Tx packet Interrupt to reduce CPU utilization
  • Supports Wake-on-LAN and remote wakeup (Magic Packet, Link Change, and Microsoft Wake-up frame)
  • IEEE 802.3 10Base-T compliant
  • IEEE 802.3u 100Base-TX compliant
  • Supports IEEE 802.3u 10 Mb/s and 100Mb/s N-way auto-negotiation
  • Supports IEEE 802.3x Flow Control
  • ACPI and PCI Power Management Rev 1.1 compliant
  • PC99 Wake on LAN support
  • Provides 10, 100, Link, and Duplex LEDs
  • Provides an interface to both the 93C46 and 93C66 EEPROMs

Realtek RTL8110S-32

Kurobox HG Ethernet controller
  • Integrated 10/100/1000 transceiver
  • Auto-Negotiation with Next page capability
  • Supports PCI 2.2, 32bit, 33/66MHz
  • Supports pair swap/polarity/skew correction
  • Crossover Detection & Auto-Correction
  • Wake-on-LAN and remote wake-up support
  • Microsoft® NDIS5 Checksum Offload (IP, TCP, UDP) and largesend offload support
  • Supports Full Duplex flow control (IEEE 802.3x)
  • Fully compliant with IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
  • Supports IEEE 802.1Q VLAN tagging
  • Serial EEPROM
  • 3.3V signaling, 5V PCI I/O tolerant
  • Transmit/Receive FIFO (8K/64K) support
  • Supports power down/link down power saving
  • JTAG support
  • Supports PCI Clock Run Pin
  • 128-pin QFP

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