[nycbug-talk] Gig-E NIC
pete at nomadlogic.org
Thu Jul 15 18:57:56 EDT 2004
Isaac Levy wrote:
> Hi Pete,
> On Jul 15, 2004, at 6:26 PM, Pete Wright wrote:
>> Hey all,
>> Any thoughts on good Gig-E adapters for FreeBSD. I'm running 4.x,
>> and have always had good luck with the Intel NIC's. Is anyone
>> running Gig-E on different NIC's out there? The reason I ask is I
>> think I had an onboard adapter go down and i think I may replace it
>> with a PCI card.
> Here's a shout out on the SUOER cheap-o side of the spectrum,
> I found these gigabit cards for $13, Here's where I found them:
> Encore 32-Bit Gigabit Ethernet PCI Adpater Card
> Pricewatch may have more options...
> It's a RealTek chipset, I believe- FreeBSD 5.x current supports it I
> know personally, and OpenBSD natively supports it with the current
> distro, (not 3.5).
> Not sure if you want a quality card or just a quick replacement- but
> if you want it fast, I happen to have an extra card and you could pick
> it up from me on your way home if you wanted to try one out...
cool thanks ike, if things don't work out for me tonight i might take
you up on that offer.
email: pete at nomadlogic.org
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