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SubjectRe: Best gigabit card for linux

In the following test. I was able to achieve close to 40 MegaBytes
per second using the packet engines Hamachi driver.
Test done with:
Packet engines Hamachi card
3ware escalade 6800
2.2.16 kernel.
Cisco 6500
10 - 20 client machines each with eepro100 cards


Abe Hayhurst wrote:

>Hi Alan,
>I wanted to know your opinion as to which combination of gigabit cards (both
>fiber and copper) and drivers would yield the best performance (mostly
>transferring large files from server to client, but also latency) in Linux.
>I am not a programmer, a kernel tweaker, or a driver developer. I need a
>card that either has a driver that comes with Red Hat Linux 7.1 or is easy
>to install and needs minimal tweaks to the driver. I am currently
>considering cards from 3Com (Alteon), Broadcom, Intel, and SysKonnect.
>Thanks for your help,
>Abe Hayhurst
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