RE: 100mbit nic: intel or 3com?
> What are peoples experiences with switches ? For the office where the co.
> pays, I would have to recommend cisco for the same reasons. But for the
> soho or home network, cisco is not cost feasible. How well do small
> switches scale ? How many devices/traffic to saturate ?
We have both 3com (905B) and Intel (EExpress Pro100) and both run fine.
There is only one catch with Cisco switches - they don't autonegotiate
with 3com, so one has to set the switch ports to 100Mb/FullDuplex.