Subject: Re: good dual-port ethernet
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From: Ignatios Souvatzis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/18/2002 21:19:44
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On Thu, Jul 18, 2002 at 09:46:03AM -0700, Jason R Thorpe wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 18, 2002 at 06:33:34PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> > Does anyone know of a good dual-port PCI ethernet adapter, based on ch=
> > supported by NetBSD ? One with hardware checksum support (e.g based on
> > 3c905C-TX chips) would be a bonus, but getting one which doesn't loose=
> > at 100Mbs would already be nice :)
> Intel has (had?) a dual-port 10/100 "server adapter" based on the i82558,
> but it also used a PCI-PCI bridge.
> Intel also has new dual-port Gig-E cards (PRO/1000 MT, I think) which
> will be supported by the "wm" driver shortly (they are indeed multifuncti=
> parts, rather than using a PCI-PCI bridge).
Given that any significant sized PCI bus must be bridged anyway... whats
wrong with PCI-PCI bridges?
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