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SubjectRe: 2 Ether cards for more bandwidth?
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> Um, no.
>
> Ethernet is a broadcast media, so whatever is said
> on the network all others hear.
>
> Putting more people "broadcasting" stuff on the ethernet will
> only cause more colissions on your network, and not increase performance.
>
> To increase performance, I'd recommend getting a switched ethernet
> hub.

well, if you are running a network of machines connected via 2 cables
(ie 2 parallel networks) you'd have a boots...but why bother? Wouldn't
it be easier to move up to FDDI? (Dies Linux support any fiber cards?)

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Andrew E. Mileski
mailto:aem@ott.hookup.net http://www.redhat.com/~aem/
Linux Plug-and-Play Project http://www.redhat.com/pnp/


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