> On 08/12/2010 06:06 AM, Rudi Ahlers wrote:
>> On Thu, Aug 12, 2010 at 3:01 PM, Jerry Franz<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> On 08/12/2010 05:56 AM, Daniel Bruno wrote:
>>>> Someone can indicate some Ethernet device Quad 10/100 to use with
>>>> CentOS 5.x
>>> I don't know about 10/100. For 10/100/1000 I use Intel quad port
>>> They work fine.
>> Sorry to hijack this thread, but it could be relevant.
>> As matter of interest, do these cards offer lower throughput than 4x
>> single 1GB cards?
If you should use them in a PCI slot yes, not if you use them in a PCI-X
or PCI-e slot (although you could saturate a PCI-e x1 with 4 gbit ports I
> Depends mostly on if you are using PCI/PCI-X vs PCI-express. At high bit
> rates you can saturate the old PCI bus. A single gigabit port can pretty
> much saturate a 32-bit PCI bus at 33MHz.
> PCI-express can go a lot faster.
The Intel Quad cards don't fit (and don't then) in a single PCI slot.
The Intel Dual Gbit cards do and you can saturate a PCI slot with it quite
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