Add a new network card in a PE350.

Seth Mos knuffie at xs4all.nl
Tue Jun 11 04:53:00 CDT 2002


At 11:23 11-6-2002 +0200, Pierre POMES wrote:
>Hi all,
>
>I need some advice on my PE350 running redhat 7.2. I need to add a new
>network card (ethernet 10/100) in this system. What kind of network card
>should I add ? A cheap realteak ? A more expansive 3com ? Or a dell card
>? The system must handle a 1Mb/s internet link without any trouble, it
>is a frontend on a production web server.

The 3com 905 series or the Intel eepro100 cards will give you a reliable 
link. I never put cheap network cards in servers. Call me paranoid. I only 
put those realtek cards in home grown desktop PC's

Both the Intel en 3Com cards perform well under Linux.

Cheers

--
Seth
It might just be your lucky day, if you only knew.




More information about the Linux-PowerEdge mailing list