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Re: Quad-port Fast Ethernet on Debian

Am 2005-06-04 15:27:04, schrieb Miquel van Smoorenburg:
> In article <[🔎] 20050604044220.8A57E73A0@int.zzap.org>,
> Simon Phillips <srp@zzap.org> wrote:
> >I am after some general advice or info on people's experiences with quad
> >port ethernet cards.  Any assistance would be much appreciated.
> >
> >For this, I am specifically looking to use *quad* port ethernet cards, 
> >due to the number of ports and physical size of the hardware required for my 
> >configuration.  I will probably need two per box (+ onboard port = 9 ports 
> >total).
> I don't think GigE quad port ethernet cards exist, so you're

Ehm, Intel Pro 1000MT Quad-Port Server ?

> talking about 9 100 mbit ports, right ? Why not use a single
> GigE port ? If you need multiple interfaces, use VLANs.

Because some people do not want to install the hell ?
Or for security reason ?

If the GBit NIC is broken, all attached subnest are down.

> Mike.


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