[Cialug] best supported/performing Ethernet adapter?

Jonathan Bailey jcbailey at code0.net
Sat Jun 11 22:55:05 CDT 2005

I've done pretty well with the Intel (e100 driver) cards/onboard. 

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Sent: Saturday, June 11, 2005 10:36 PM
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Subject: Re: [Cialug] best supported/performing Ethernet adapter?

Nathan C. Smith wrote:

>I think it is a true statement that not all Ethernet cards and their 
>drivers are equal.  My sense is that the inexpensive realtek and VINE 
>chips/cards depend more on well-written drivers than intelligence built 
>into the chips/cards.  Can anyone recommend a well-performing 100 
>megabit card with good Linux support?  Are 3Com and Intel cards good
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3com is the only nic I've used and haven't had any problems in linux. 
Linksys will work but it took a little work to find the right driver. so far
those are the brands I've used.

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