Hardware for 100Mbps bridge

Bob Bomar bob at ibsd.us
Thu Jun 5 18:52:18 PDT 2003

On Fri, Jun 06, 2003 at 08:41:14AM +0700, Olivier Nicole wrote:
> Hi,
> I am considering buying a new box to run FreeBSD and brige+ipfilter.
> Would anyone has a recommendation on what kind of mother board/NIC to
> use?
> For the moment I am using a P4 1.5 GHz and 3com 905B, but they may not
> be able to support full load of 100Mbps.

I run OpenBSD, with pf and bridging on a P-166 w/48M RAM and 2 100mb/s
cards and it runs just fine.

Bob Bomar
bob at ibsd.us
FreeBSD: The Power to Serve

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