I had purchased a DLink 570tx some time ago and it has worked for a
long time without fail. This was under RH 7.3. We decided to do a
firewall upgrade about 6 months ago and decided that we wanted to
cluster it for HA. So we ordered another 570tx from some Yahoo store.
What we got was the 580tx. We fought with it for some time but
because of deadlines we ended up purchasing 8 seperate nic's (4 per
We run RH9.0 now and was wondering what the best quad nic for the
money is out there. Since DLink doesn't seem to be producing them I
looked into the Adaptect but their current solution is 64bit PCI. The
firewall systems do not have a 64bit PCI.
I haven't tried to fight with the 580tx under the existing RH9 patched
kernel recently. We spent too much time troubleshooting it in the
The primary reason for this is that we need to recoupe one of those
PCI slots for another purpose.
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.