Rackmounted cases and new server spec

Daniel Sargent dsargent at e-promotions.co.uk
Thu May 2 12:18:30 BST 2002

After All my years with Linux/bsd I've never found a realtek NIC to
suck. But, indeed, pay the bit extra and get a 3com or Intel card.


Mr Daniel Sargent.                                        
Systems Administrator.                                    
E-Promotions Limited.                                     
Unit 21/27 City Business Center,                          
St. Olav's Court,                                         
Lower Road,                                               
London, SE16 2XB.                                         
T: +44 207 231 4042                                       
F: +44 207 231 4242                                       
w: http://www.e-promotions.co.uk/                         
This communication is intended only for the recipient(s)  
listed above its contents are confidential and privileged.
privileged. If you are not the intended recipient please  
notify us immediately. It is strictly prohibited to use   
or copy this communication (including printing or onward  
transmission to a third party) without our consent.  As   
email may not be secure the contents of this communication
should be verified with ourselves.                        

-----Original Message-----
From: freebsd-users-admin at uk.freebsd.org
[mailto:freebsd-users-admin at uk.freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Aled Morris
Sent: 02 May 2002 10:55
To: Tim Wiser
Cc: Sam Smith; freebsd-users at uk.freebsd.org
Subject: Re: Rackmounted cases and new server spec

>> See if they're willing to let you put a boot CD/DVD/floppy  into a 
>> machine with a card in and boot it to see if its detected?

That may not be enough - Realtek cards are detected, but they suck. I'd
suggest you pay a few extra quid and get the 3com or Intel brand card.


------ FreeBSD UK Users' Group  -  Mailing List ------

More information about the Ukfreebsd mailing list