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SubjectRe: Gigabit Intel NIC? - Intel Gigabit Ethernet Pro/1000T
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We're testing the cards to see how much traffic they can handle (on
Linux & OpenBSD) So, if we do get the specs (and if without any NDAs) I
would be happy to pass them on to the Linux community.

I'm not a kernel developer, just a bug finder when I see things.

Shawn.

On 11 Jun 2001 15:59:38 -0700, Ken Brownfield wrote:
> We did some brief testing with this card a couple of months ago. The
> original drivers were pretty flaky but the recent drivers seem fine. I
> haven't done extremely heavy traffic or testing (no longer have the
> switch and multiple machines) but I've been compiling and loading the
> module for a while now with 2.4.x.
>
> FWIW,
> --
> Ken.
>
> On Monday, June 11, 2001, at 03:42 PM, Shawn Starr wrote:
>
> >
> > How good is the linux kernel driver for the Intel gigabit Ethernet
> > NIC (copper) with the TL82543GC chipset? The card says it's
> > a "PRO/1000T" server adapter, and it looks like the part
> > number A19845-003.
> >
> > The sales guy who is promoting it says this is apparently a new
> > card and he claims he can get specs from engineering.
> > Not sure about NDA status.
> >
> > So my question is... is it worth calling this guy's bluff?
> >
> > Shawn.
> >
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