[rescue] best NIC for Solaris/x86?

Francois Dion francois.dion at gmail.com
Fri May 6 15:24:49 CDT 2005

On 5/4/05, Sean Batt <sean at coombs.anu.edu.au> wrote:
> On 05/05/2005, at 3:52 AM, Francois Dion wrote:
> > On 5/4/05, Patrick Giagnocavo <patrick at mail.zill.net> wrote:
> >> Anyone have a favorite NIC for Solaris/x86 ?  I am tempted to put in a
> >> QFEPCI I have sitting around, but really only need one port.
> Brilliant! I wish I'd thought of that.
> >> Any Gigabit NICs worth getting ?
> [Good advice about Intel nics deleted]
> > Broadcom gigabit works fine. Really, I haven't found anything from
> > broadcom, 3com or intel that dont work.
> The Broadcom gigabit chip in the Dell GX280 doesn't work with
> Sol 10 x86

Hmmm... I've had no trouble with a 270 or a 280. On the GX280 I did
have to edit /etc/driver_aliases.

What does this shows:
prtconf -D | grep bcme


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