[CentOS] 1 Gbit/s Ethernet NIC under CentOS

Thu Dec 2 00:17:30 UTC 2010
Christopher Chan <christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk>

On Thursday, December 02, 2010 07:50 AM, Ross Walker wrote:
> On Dec 1, 2010, at 5:10 PM, Christopher Chan<christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk>  wrote:
>> 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.
>> From my memory those that don't do jumbo were "desktop" versions of the chipset.
> I believe all current manufactured models support jumbo frames.

The Desktop GT series certainly does not have jumbo frames. Not sure 
about others.