[linux] Multi-port NICs?
youshi10 at u.washington.edu
Wed Mar 23 22:45:06 PST 2005
Heh. Take a look at a lot of AMD64 mobos. Supposedly a lot of them are
rigged to the gills with dual Gigabit support. Then all you have to do is
buy another one then, you have three :).
Why would you need 3 gigabit NICs though (if you don't mind me
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dejan Nikic" <dejann at u.washington.edu>
To: "Linux/Unix Users Group at the UW" <linux at u.washington.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, March 23, 2005 8:03 PM
Subject: [linux] Multi-port NICs?
> All this talk about NICs led me to ask if you know of any multi-port
> cards? I'd ideally like 3 10/100 ports but gigabit wouldn't hurt ;). I'm
> trying to replace 2 cards I have on my router with one and then move it
> to 1U rack. Do you have any ideas where I could get something like
> this. Pricewatch and EBay both list some, but I'm not sure how good
> they are and how well they work with *nix. I'd like something in the
> sub $100 range. I've seen plenty of "enterprise" stuff everywhere for
> $400+ which is wayyy out of my league.
> So please shoot any suggestions this way.
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