[CentOS] 1 Gbit/s Ethernet NIC under CentOS

Wed Dec 1 22:10:56 UTC 2010
Christopher Chan <christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk>

On Thursday, December 02, 2010 03:28 AM, 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.

Please take note that some Intel 1G nics do not have jumbo frame support 
at all. So you won't have issues with jumbo frames either way. The 
question is whether there is jumbo frame support.