Ethernet nic

Sam Pikesley samdavidpikesley at
Tue Oct 15 11:48:34 BST 2002

 --- Paul Civati <paul at> wrote: > "Nuno
Pimenta" <npimenta at> wrote:
> > I need to choose de best ethernet and isdn nics.
> > Can you help me choosing it?
> Intel EtherExpress Pro/100 for ethernet.

Hmm, I had a lot of grief with one of these in my
firewall, kept getting strange 'no buffer space
available' errors... swapped it out for an old NE2000
and the problem went away...

> I'm sure there are others that are okay, but I'd
> stay away from the
> very cheap stuff that is Realtek 8139 based.

And I've used these both at home and at work with no
trouble ever... YMMV ;)

> -Paul-
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