[CentOS] Linux Kernel Physical Interface Limit

Wed Jul 14 01:11:15 UTC 2010
Ross Walker <rswwalker at gmail.com>

On Jul 13, 2010, at 8:58 PM, Eero Volotinen <eero.volotinen at iki.fi> wrote:

> 2010/7/14 William Warren <hescominsoon at emmanuelcomputerconsulting.com>:
>>  I think it's baloney mainly because i can't find a mention of it
>> anywhere.  Is there REALLY a limit on the number of physical network
>> interfaces in the Kernel?
> can you really create hardware with huge number or real ethernet controllers?

With tagged VLANs, bridges and virtual switches, is there a need for that many physical interfaces?