Phil Brutsche wrote:
> Brett Krueger wrote:
>> Kevin Bowling wrote:
>>> Intel® PRO/100 Intelligent Server
>>> - Is there any *BSD support for these NICs? These make use of a full
>> they work nicely in freebsd yea. there one of the best nics to use.
> I'm sorry, read that again.
> You're thinking of other Intel PRO/100 cards *without* the i960, which
> use the fxp driver. No disagreement about fxp cards - the
> non-'Intelligent Server Adapter' cards are some of the best around,
> regardless of OS.
> The cards the OP is posting about has an i960 chip on it for handling
> Cisco ISL VLANs and other things I can't remember right now.
> Because of the i960 chip there is no open-source support for them,
> period, end of story.
> In fact, Intel EOLed them in 2000, and in the Windows world you'd be
> lucky if they worked under Windows 2000, forget about XP or 2k3.
> IMO the best place for the Intel PRO/100 ISA cards is the dumpster.
Ohh, yea I am thinking of the other ones i guess. Thats really too bad
about those. Theres always a chance someone wrote a driver for it if
they are really good. *shrug*. Best of luck.
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