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Re: Fibre Gig card recommendations?

Yer know about the list but was looking for real usage experiences
as I've tried supported cards before e.g. netgear and it just panics the
machine with just ping :(

Steve / K
----- Original Message ----- From: "Sten Spans" <sten_(_at_)_blinkenlights_(_dot_)_nl>

On Thu, 23 Jun 2005, Steven Hartland wrote:

Can anyone give me a Fibre Gig card recommendations PCI-X
based that they have used in FreeBSD 5.4 machines preferably?

Intel pro/1000 cards using the em(4) driver are most common, these would be the safest bet. There might be better choices out there, but these wouldn't have the amount of testing the intel driver gets.

man -k gigabit

provides a reasonable list of drivers btw.

Sten Spans

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