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Re: Gigabit Ethernet for XP1000 / RH 6.1



On Fri, 19 Oct 2001, Frank Palmieri wrote:

> I have a Compaq XP1000 running RedHat 6.1 and I'm looking for
> recommendations on a Gigabit Ethernet adapter that works well with this
> configuration.  Does anybody have any experience (good or bad) with a
> particular vendor.  I'm leaning towards Alteon (now 3Com I understand).

Fibre or copper?  The Alteon/3Com uses the Acenic chip, which is also used
by the (frequently) cheaper Netgear cards.  I think 3Com released a new
Acenic-based card with newer firmware, but I'm not sure about that.

C





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