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Re: gigE experiences?

On Tuesday 17 April 2001 13:36, Remco van de Meent wrote:
> Anybody out there who has practical experience with gigabit ethernet
> on x86 architectures?
> Any recommendations like what nics to get/avoid? 3com, intel,
> syskonnect?

Why not just purchase the machine from a company that sells them with gigE 
cards and Linux installed, tested, and working?

VA Linux http://www.valinux.com is one company that will sell machines with 
gigE cards fully running.  Unfortunately VA ships with Red Hat pre-loaded, 
but Wichert is a VA employee and he's been quite helpful whenever I have had 
problems getting Debian running properly on VA hardware.  ;)

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