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 From:  "Jonathan k. Creasy" <jonathan at bluegrass dot net>
 To:  "Lee Sharp" <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>, <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] suggestion on multiport network card
 Date:  Fri, 7 Jul 2006 12:40:58 -0400
I purchased a couple of Intel dual nic's that had DELL part numbers.
They work really well. 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lee Sharp [mailto:leesharp at hal dash pc dot org]
> Sent: Friday, July 07, 2006 11:13 AM
> To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] suggestion on multiport network card
> 
> From: "Fabrizio Lippolis" <Fabrizio dot Lippolis at AurigaInformatica dot it>
> 
> >I would like to build a m0n0wall box in a small case in which there
are
> >only two PCI slots available. Since I need at least 5 interfaces I am
> >thinking of using a multiport network card. Does anybody run a
similar
> >configuration? Any suggestion on which cards to get? Thank you in
> advance.
> 
> A pair of 2 ports are the cheapest.  I do like Intel, as it offloads
the
> CPU
> for high traffic.  Also the 4 port Rhine card have been reported to
work
> very well.  Some links, but probably not local to you... :-)
> 
> Very nice Intel Duel port NIC        $34.00
>
http://www.cmishop.com/store/ShowDetails.asp?txtProductName=nic/pila8472
-
> bk&txtMfgPartNo=&nCategorySubID=125&txtSiteTrack=pw
> 4 Port ethernet with Rhine Chip    $81-95
>
http://www.wisp-router.com/product_info.php?cPath=30_33&products_id=267
or
> http://www.mikrotik.com/interfaces.php#linx0part0
> 
> 
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