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 From:  Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 To:  Justin Sirois <justin at onthez dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Compatible Gigabit NICs
 Date:  Tue, 11 Jan 2005 13:18:49 -0500
On Tue, 11 Jan 2005 11:50:29 -0600, Justin Sirois <justin at onthez dot com> wrote:
>
> I have read that Intel Pro/1000 cards work with m0n0wall, and also that the beta 1.2b1 "added more
Ethernet drivers (esp. Gigabit Ethernet) for generic-pc/cdrom"
> 
> When I look at the compatible cards for the standard v1.11, it seems difficult to find one that
will work.
> Intel PRO/1000 Gigabit Ethernet - except for the ones based on 82541 which is entire GT and MT
line (the only ones that are currently in stock, at least where I am looking)
> The other choices are
> 3Com 3c996-SX, 3c996-T - These cards cost $150+ USD not exactly in my budget
> 
> Netgear GA302T - No jumbo frame support
> SysKonnect SK-9D21 and 9D41 - Froogle couldn't find either of these
> 
> Does anyone have a suggestion for a card that will work/is available/supports Jumbo Frames/is
under $50?  

Here are the supported gigabit drivers from
http://m0n0.ch/wall/downloads/M0N0WALL_GENERIC  (kernel config)

device		bge		# Broadcom BCM570x (``Tigon III'')
device		em		# Intel Pro/1000 (82542,82543,82544,82540)
device		gx		# Intel Pro/1000 (82542, 82543)
device		lge		# Level 1 LXT1001 (``Mercury'')
device		nge		# NatSemi DP83820 and DP83821
device		sk		# SysKonnect GEnesis
device		ti		# Alteon (``Tigon I'', ``Tigon II'')
device		wx

There is no complete list of which cards that includes.  Since many
different manufacturers use those chipsets, and they change chipsets
all the time, even on the same model at times, it's virtually
impossible to keep track.  Best you could do is find some cards that
match your specs, then find out what chipset they use.

-Chris