[CentOS] 8139 dropping packets

Sat Oct 27 20:40:42 UTC 2012
Jerry Geis <geisj at pagestation.com>

I have a CentOS 5.8 box that is dropping packets (just from ping).
The network is 8139 RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+ Rev 10

Adding the parameters "pci=noacpi acpi=off "
has helped but it still happens.

Is there something else that helps the network not drop packets?