Best GB Nic for 8.2?

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at
Mon Aug 1 02:07:16 UTC 2011

On 31/07/2011, at 16:53, Stephen Hocking wrote:
> Am currently using an onboard GB nic, on my main  fileserver (8.2
> 64bit, AMD, 8GB mem) which is seen as nfe0 (Nvidia, basically). Is
> there a better one available? I have a one lane PCIe slot and any
> number of PCI slots available.

Any Intel one.

They come in both PCI and PCIe forms.
I have a..
Intel 82574L Gigabit Ethernet Controller (82574L)

(that's the chip in it anyway, I can't remember the model number)

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