[CentOS] Hardware Compatibility List (looking for a gigabit nicon RHEL4)
jpyeron at pdinc.us
Mon Jul 14 08:06:26 UTC 2008
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> [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Rainer Duffner
> Sent: Monday, July 14, 2008 3:57 AM
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> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Hardware Compatibility List (looking
> for a gigabit nicon RHEL4)
> John R Pierce schrieb:
> > Jason Pyeron wrote:
> >> Where should I start on my quest to find gigabit ethernet
> cards for
> >> all our workstations?
> > Intel pro1000 cards or onboard chips.
> I'm not sure if RHEL4 has support for the latest Intel Pro
> 1000 cards - though Intel cards are definitely recommended.
> Just make sure the kernel knows about the chipset. Buying
> cards one or two revisions behind the current model via ebay
> can also yield some nice savings.
> FreeBSD lists the supported chipsets in the man-page of the driver:
> I'm not sure if people at RedHat (or people writing drivers
> for the linux-kernel in general) actually know how to write a
> man-page - but I'm sure this information is somewhere in the
> kernel-documentation - or in the driver source...
Will look more into this.
> Do your workstations have PCIe or PCI-X slots?
We have all three vsrisnts in our midst.
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