I've also been looking for a NIC (Intel / 3COM, etc) that will work.
The Ultra10S onboard hme0 NIC has a problem which has never been resolved
See bug report 4151557 - it keeps going offline / online under load (Using
Sun says that I (the customer) can't expect the same performance from a PCI
Server as from an Enterprise server - what crap.
In terms of Network there should be no difference.
Any suggestions for alternatives that work?
> I'm looking for infomation on using other ethernet cards on an UltraSPARC
> 10. The price of the sun one ($700?) is a bit steep in this time of $25
> 10/100 PC ethernet cards. Do other common PCI cards work or is only the
> sun one supported?
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