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Re: Fibre Gig card recommendations?



On Fri, Jun 24, 2005 at 06:28:48AM -0500, Eric Anderson wrote:
> Steven Hartland wrote:
> >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 :(
> 
> I use the em cards (Intel Pro 1000/MT's and the like) in many machines 
> here, and they are rock solid.  You'll pay a little more for them, but 
> there is a reason for it.

Whats about performance and stability with MTU > 1500? I tried increasing
MTU on my Intel-made servers to speed-up NFS, but both 5.3 em and 2.x Intel
provided drivers get stuck after some time with interface in OACTIVE state.


arkadi.
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