Re: Network Cards

Lauri Tischler (
Tue, 07 Sep 1999 11:35:05 +0300

Simon Atack wrote:
> I am trying to build a 3 port 100mb full Duplex Switch(on back to back
> connections) using the linux router project, but I am having trouble
> deciding on Network Cards. I was intending to use cards based on DEC
> 2114X but I have been having great trouble getting hold of such cards and
> was hoping you would suggest some suitable 10/100 or even 100mb duplex
> cards that do not have a high CPU overheard, well supported in linux and
> can be forced into operating at 100Mb Duplex either via software or a
> hardware switch.

SMC Etherpower 10/100 works quite well using tulip driver.

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