Subject: Re: Multiport Ethernet NICs
To: None <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/04/2000 23:38:01
On Wed, Jul 05, 2000 at 06:45:37AM +0200, Lucio De Re wrote:

 > I'm looking for one or more Ethernet adapters for the i386, ISA or
 > PCI, with multiple, isolated interfaces and ports.  I have a few
 > Genius combined NIC and hub (five ports, one reversible) adapters
 > and I'm saddened to hear that they've been discontinued.  But they
 > aren't what I want.  I have a multi-homed host and I would dearly
 > like fewer than the four adapters I will need really soon.  Even
 > two ports per card would seem a great improvement.

I'm using Intel EtherExpress Pro/100 Dual Server Adapters at work,
and they work fine.  They have a PCI-PCI bridge and 2 `fxp' interfaces
on them. has them.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>