lou.kamenov at aeye.net
Tue Oct 15 14:00:08 BST 2002
In some email I received from Sam Pikesley
<samdavidpikesley at yahoo.co.uk> on Tue, 15 Oct 2002 13:40:05 +0100 (BST)
> --- Andrew <andrew.hodgson at blueyonder.co.uk> wrote: >
> Quick question,
> > I have been given a dual port network card (Accton
> > EN1207TX, I think - dmesg
> > says it's using the de driver).
> > Has anyone got experience with these things? That is
> > to say, can they do
> > anything a single port card can't do? My hope is
> > that each port can be used
> > independently (one is 10Mb, one is 100Mb) so my
> > (hypothetical) NAT box only
> > needs one card rather than two.
> > I guess I mean, can each port have a unique MAC
> > address?
> Hmm, might be like the NICs in Sun T1's which have the
> same MAC address on both ports for failover
possible on freebsd
ifconfig %device ether %desired_mac_addr
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> > I've looked on the web but can't find any info on
> > dual-port cards.
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Andrew.
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