[CentOS] 1 Gbit/s Ethernet NIC under CentOS

Wed Dec 1 19:33:59 UTC 2010
Boris Epstein <borepstein at gmail.com>

On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 2:29 PM, Gilbert Sebenste
<sebenste at weather.admin.niu.edu> wrote:
> On Wed, 1 Dec 2010, Steve Thompson wrote:
>> On Wed, 1 Dec 2010, Timo Schoeler wrote:
>>> Intel. Broadcom. That's what we use here w/o any issues; however, there
>>> are some Intel NICs that are *not* able to handle Jumbo Frames due to an
>>> internal design glitch.
>> Seconded. I have a load of Intel 82576 and 82571EB's, and there have been
>> no issues at all, including with Jumbo frames.
> Thirded. :-) Same thing here, even with generic Intel 1 GB Ethernet cards.
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Thanks. Looks good.

I just looked around - looks like manufacturers tend not to list the
chipset in their NIC specifications (like here, for instance:

Is there a list somewhere out there listing what card features what chipset?

It definitely looks like it is best to just stick to the better
chipsets - might be a little more expensive but definitely worth the