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SubjectRe: [OFF-TOPIC] 4 ports ETH cards
On Tue, May 29, 2001 at 09:52:41AM +0200, Fabbione wrote:
> Hi all,
> sorry for the offtopic msg.
>
> Can someone point me to a 4 ports fast/eth card solution for linux?

D-Link DFE-570 has a reasonable pricing and is well supported by the
tulip driver

> I found some cards based on the DEC 21*4* chips but when
> I asked for more details I got a strange answer from the reseller
> like that this card is able to work only half-duplex and the chip has
> only one mac-address for the 4 eth cards (really strange).

nah. And even if so, you can always change the mac-address using ifconfig.

What the guy most likely wanted to say, is that there is only one EEprom
containing all mac adresses for the four tulip chips, which I have seen
on multiple boards

> Thanks a lot
> Fabbione

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