[CentOS] Recommendation for 10 gigabit NICs on CentOS8

Tue Feb 9 01:45:26 UTC 2021
Victor Padro <vpadro at gmail.com>

They work, had a NAS running SMB and NFS serving to a couple ESX for
backups using a dual port Connect-X.

The ones that have their issues are mostly the VPI/IB models which need to
be reflashed to the ethernet firmware, on servethehome's forums there's
plenty info about this.

On Sun, Feb 7, 2021, 4:56 AM Strahil Nikolov via CentOS <centos at centos.org>

> Hi All,
> can you share what kind of old NICs do you use on CentOS 8 (Stream or
> not , it doesn't matter) without any issues?
> I was looking at ebay and I found some pretty old Mellanox  "ConnectX"
> or "ConnectX-2" but I seriously doubt they will work on CentOS 8.
> Any proposals are also welcome. I don't care of the brand as long as it
> is PCIe and is supported by the vanilla kernel.
> Best Regards,
> Strahil Nikolov
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