Ultra 5 gigabit NIC
gurney_j at resnet.uoregon.edu
Sun Jun 5 21:15:12 GMT 2005
Sten Spans wrote this message on Sun, Jun 05, 2005 at 23:10 +0200:
> 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.
Oh, just so you know, re (RealTek) based gige doesn't work on sparc64..
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