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 From:  "Seth Martin" <SethM at turbinegenerator dot com>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] Good NIC?
 Date:  Fri, 19 Aug 2005 13:56:04 -0400
I've had trouble with the 905's also, Broadcom's seem to work well for
me aswell.  Intel's have never given me trouble.

-----Original Message-----
From: Dave Warren [mailto:maillist at devilsplayground dot net] 
Sent: Friday, August 19, 2005 1:20 PM
To: Jonathan De Graeve
Cc: lola; m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Good NIC?

Jonathan De Graeve wrote:

>My experience with 3com 905 are bad: kind of traffic drops at different
>points in time.
>Intel Pro100 > no problems and full speed
>Now using Broadcom BCM5704C Dual Gigabit Ethernet, ASIC rev. 0x2100
>great performance and little of no load on the cpu <6% with > 100Mbps
>(polling activated)
I too have had bad experiences with the 3com 905 NICs... I love my Intel

Pro1000 NIC though.

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