> I just did a quick search on Newegg for gig cards and came up with this.
> as just one of probably many that are supported (that's the only one I
> checked). That one in particular does support jumbo frames, and does
> have FreeBSD driver support.I actually looked at that card earlier, but I
> couldn't find any infoon it's chipset. Can I ask were you found what it
> uses? I tried theproduct specs and data sheet from the dlink site and
> google withno luck. Thanks a bunch!> I'm sure there are probably a number
> of other cheap cards on Newegg
> that'll work. Remember with NIC's though, you get what you pay for.
> If you really need high throughput, the $150+ USD cards are going to
> suit you much better than the $20 ones. The cheaper cards will flood
> your system with interrupts under heavy load and max out your CPU long
> before the more expensive cards will. The price difference comes
> largely from the capabilities of the card, where cheap ones offload
> most everything to the CPU, more expensive ones can do more without
> CPU involvement.
A quality NIC would be nice, but the throughput on this will never be over
It's just bridging my 10/100 LAN to my 10/100/1000 LAN. I only need it to
a gig card so that everything on the 10/100/1000 is jumbo frame capable.