[Snort-users] 100Mbit Ethernet cards for Linux

Matthew Harrell mhar at ...1635...
Thu Mar 22 07:59:26 EST 2001

I have as well.  I highly recommend the 3Com NIC's (3C509's and 3C905's).

Matt Harrell
Plexus Systems
mhar at ...1635...

-------- Kevin.Brown at ...1022... wrote: 
>I've had good luck with 3Com cards (both PCI and PCMCIA) under linux.
> Could somebody please recommend (or provide experience) with what cards
> good for snort when using a Linux 2.2 kernel?  
> I'd come across a reference a while back (I think it was on
> www.linhardware.com) that the Intel Pro 100 cards had problems at high
> rates, but I just saw a post here saying that the Intel cards do very well
> and that the 3Com cards have problems.   I'm using both cards, but right
> I'm using the 3Com for the sensor and the Intel for the control channel.
> Should I swap these?    
>  Thanks.
> ----
> Ken Robinson
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