small 1U gigabit card ...recommendation?

Steffen Persvold sp at scali.com
Tue Mar 12 08:43:19 EST 2002


Jim Fraser wrote:
> 
> Can anyone recommend a low profile (maybe 1U) gigabit Ethernet card?
> 
> I wonder why no one is making on-board gigabit Ethernet built on the
> motherboard?
> 

SuperMicro

http://www.supermicro.com/PRODUCT/MotherBoards/E7500/P4DPR.htm

and Tyan

http://www.tyan.com/products/html/thunderi7500.html


both have Intel E7500 (Plumas) based motherboards with onboard Gigabit Ethernet. SuperMicro also has
a complete 1U Dual Xeon server box featuring this motherboard :

http://www.supermicro.com/PRODUCT/SUPERServer/SuperServer6012P-6.htm

I think the Gigabit cards are supported by the e1000 driver in Linux.

Regards,
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