Maximum number of NIC supported in Linux

Maximum number of NIC supported in Linux

Post by Chong Poh Ki » Wed, 26 Sep 2001 22:34:32

Hi all,
Just wanted to ask if any of you guys/gals know the maximum number of NICs
supported in Linux?
Can it support more than 4?


Chong Poh Kit
Multimedia University, Malaysia


Maximum number of NIC supported in Linux

Post by patr.. » Thu, 27 Sep 2001 04:02:54

i remember 4(or 8) was the previous limitation.  now i am positive it's at
least 16, and maybe more.  all damn docs i read before the kernel came out
highlighted this, plus the additional ide intefaces supported, among
others, but they're damned hard to find now.  2.4 = at least 16 nics.
you're all set.


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