[CentOS] Sun Microsystems Quad gigabit ethernet nic compatibility

Fri Jan 2 06:35:16 UTC 2015
Rafeal Stewart <mechy2k2000 at gmail.com>

On Thu, 2015-01-01 at 22:01 -0800, John R Pierce wrote:
> On 1/1/2015 9:41 PM, mechy2k2000 wrote:
> > Hello I am thinking of buying this card to and wanted  to know if this NIC
> > is supported. The card is a Sun Microsystems PCI-X Quad-Port Gigabit
> > Ethernet Adapter QGEXPCI 501-6738-10. Can't find any info on how well the
> > card plays with centos and also proxmox ve (if any of you use that distro )
> I've not tried that card on anything other than Sun UltraSparc running 
> Solaris 9 and 10, but rumor has it Linux has a 'cassini' driver that 
> supports the Sun GigaSwift NIC on those.

I see. My gut is starting to tell me its not worth the time to replace
it, if this Sun NIC doesnt play nice with Linux. I also intend to use
the card with Proxmox VE which is debian based.  

Rafeal Stewart