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 From:  "Mitch \(WebCob\)" <mitch at webcob dot com>
 To:  "Jim Gifford" <jim at giffords dot net>, m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] quad ethernet cards?
 Date:  Wed, 10 Mar 2004 21:51:15 -0800
Intel has a quad card...

I've been hoping the freebsd guys would implement all the cardlevel
acceleration on it, but don't know if that's happened yet - but last I
checked it detected as multiple fxp's...


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jim Gifford [mailto:jim at giffords dot net]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 10, 2004 9:43 PM
> To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> Subject: [m0n0wall] quad ethernet cards?
> So I've got a client with m0n0wall running on a lame motherboard that
> only has 3 PCI slots (all full of 10/100 ethernet cards) and needing more
> ethernet ports now.
> About 2 years ago when I was building a roll-my-own linux firewall box I
> bought a d-link quad ethernet card for it, and things were good.  I don't
> remember how much it cost, but it wasn't ridiculous.  It seems these days
> the only quad 10/100 pci card I can find is the adaptec one, and it is
> very expensive (and has a lot of features that we really don't need
> anyway).
> It looks like d-link stopped carrying their card, and googling hasn't
> been very productive.  It's amazing how many hubs and switches match the
> search terms, even if 'nic' or 'card' are included in the search.
> Does anyone have any recommendations on how to expand this system?
> Thanks in advance,
> jim
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