Re: PCI netcards that are good for Linux

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Mon, 9 Jun 1997 20:53:24 -0500 (EST)

just to put my two cents in:

i have had a great time with cheap ne2k clones
i have two linux boxen linked up each with $26 pci ne2k clones and i
routienely get > 1000k/s (compressed data) on ftp xfers between them

excusse the speeling

On Mon, 9 Jun 1997, Aaron Tiensivu wrote:

> I'm curious about a certain PCI card that our work just got
> for a few of our machines. How do the SMC EtherPower PCI cards hold out under
> load and performance-wise in general and under Linux? I noticed it was based
> off a Digital chip and I vaguely remember hearing bad things on the list about
> lots of the 'tulip' cards that were as bad as the ne2000 cards.
> Any info would be grand. :)