[CentOS] 1 Gbit/s Ethernet NIC under CentOS

Wed Dec 1 20:47:17 UTC 2010
Nicolas Ross <rossnick-lists at cybercat.ca>

>> 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
>> money.
> You get what you pay for -- this is a valid rule of thumb throughout the
> whole life.

Amen !

As for the nics, Intel, Intel, nothing but intel. Since a couple of year, I 
put nothing but intel nics in our servers. Most of them are on-board 8257*, 
like 82575EB in our mos recent batch of server. Other add-on card are 
pro1000 with chipset 82541PI.