Problems with BCE network adapter (Dell PE2950)

Tom Judge tom at
Wed Jul 11 23:06:24 UTC 2007

Josh Paetzel wrote:
> On Wednesday 11 July 2007, James wrote:
>> On 7/11/07, Tom Judge <tom at> wrote:
>>> Was this with jumbo or standard frames?
>>     Hi Tom.  It was with standard frames.
> Having fought the PE1950/2950 bce problem for almost a year now I'll 
> give you a friendly piece of advice.  Dell sells an intel dual port 
> gig-e card for these machines.  If the PCI-X riser hasn't been 
> populated with anything else do yourself a favor and buy it.

We have basically come to the same conclusion today,  unfortunately this 
is 35 machines, but if it makes them stable at least we can use them.


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