Chris Buechler wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 3:37 AM, JP Vossen <jp at jpsdomain dot org> wrote:
>> Separate NICs are an interesting thought. The segments ended up
>> on the same NIC mostly by accident, and could be moved. I'd had some
>> half-baked idea that having them on the same card might help, but I hadn't
>> been thinking that through.
> It still gets processed the same way whether it's on the same card or
> a different one.
Actually, I was thinking about that... With two ports on one card you
are using a single PCI interface both ways. Possibly the same IRQ? I
have not tested that to know for sure, and my try with some old hardware
and an Inter single port and a Intel Dual port nic to see...
If I ever get some free time. :) (No, really... Stop laughing) :)