Intel dual-port Pro/100S question

jason andrade jason at dstc.edu.au
Tue Jun 4 08:55:00 CDT 2002


On Tue, 4 Jun 2002, Hubbard, David wrote:

> Does anyone on the list know if an Intel dual-port
> Pro/100S NIC will fit in Dell servers with 32-bit
> slots?  If you're not familiar with this NIC, it's
> got two 10/100 ports on it.

should do, yep.

> >From the picture, it looks like a 64-bit card with
> a universal PCI connector.  I think I've heard that
> 64-bit cards often work in 32-bit slots, can someone
> confirm that as well? :-)

yep - i have 64bit qlogic fibrechannel cards in a dell 2450
which work fine. 

i have also had 64bit intel 1000T cards in the same machine
working.

obviously they do not operate in 64bit (or 66Mhz) mode.

regards,

-jason




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