Ultra 5 gigabit NIC

Sten Spans sten at blinkenlights.nl
Sun Jun 5 21:10:18 GMT 2005

On Sun, 5 Jun 2005, Dean Strik wrote:

> Sten Spans wrote:
>> On Sun, 5 Jun 2005, Doug White wrote:
>>> On Thu, 2 Jun 2005, Evan Sayer wrote:
>>>> Can anyone recommend a reliable gigabit NIC for a Sun Ultra 5 under
>>>> FreeBSD 5.2.1?
>>> Considering the U5 only has 32 bit 33MHz PCI, it'll never even get close
>>> to pushing that much b/w so as long as its supported under sparc64 you
>>> should be fine.
>> Sun gigabit 1/2 isn't supported afaik.
> Er, I guess gem(4) covers that, though I haven't ever tried one in a
> FreeBSD box yet.

Mmmm, I'll try digging up a complete list of chips/drivers and
give a correct and complete answer. There are so many "sun gigabit"
adaptors that things get somewhat confusing.

Sten Spans

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