[CentOS] Tips for motherboard with multiple PCI / PCI-e slots

Mon Apr 4 13:11:54 UTC 2011
Brunner, Brian T. <BBrunner at gai-tronics.com>

centos-bounces at centos.org wrote:
> Hi,
> I need to fit at least three NICs and I was looking for
> motherboard models that contain 3 or 4 CPI (or PCI-e) slots and works
> with CentOS. 

You can get 4 etherports on one card... 
For 17 examples:
How many of those work well with Linux (of whatever variety) I don't
know.  One board claiming RedHat compatibility with a loadable kernel
module is

Another article that might give fast, cheap, albeit old answers is

Why do you need 3 network interface cards?  Would two NICs with 2
etherports each, or 1 4-port card meet your need?

> I had a problem in the past with some models that had a bug
> and did not work well with linux (ok with windows) so that's
> way I am asking this here.

Are you building a desktop/personal machine, or a server?
Are you picky about power/heat/noise factors of the Mobo?

Sorry about your 5 options being narrowed down to 30, but the question
asked was really imprecise.

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