Which of these NICs will work?

H.Fazaeli fazaeli at sepehrs.com
Sat Sep 4 14:09:25 UTC 2010

  based on 10+ exprience and working with a dozen models,
I recommend intel cards:

- Intel explicitly supports freebsd.
- the cards are highly stable
- have best performance among all other cards on freebsd

and if you look for best performance, buy a card
based on 82575 or 82576 controllers.

On 9/3/2010 8:28 PM, Ryan Coleman wrote:
> Any thoughts? I need/want to get a multi-port NIC for my new system but I haven't purchased the guts for the server yet.
> http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=100010064+600013872+600016290&QksAutoSuggestion=&ShowDeactivatedMark=False&Configurator=&IsNodeId=1&Subcategory=27&description=&Ntk=&CFG=&SpeTabStoreType=&srchInDesc=
> Basically, this machine will have two external (real-world) IPs and one network LAN ( address, finding three-NIC motherboards is not exactly possible so this is my alternative.
> I'm looking for FreeBSD 7-9 support. Rather run 8.1-RELEASE (same as my other two machines right now).
> Thanks,
> Ryan
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