[Snort-users] High Capacity NIC's.

Debojyoti Dutta ddutta at ...11827...
Fri May 11 16:11:42 EDT 2007

I think you could try any broadcom or intel server cards. Intel has a 2 port
server card that is quite good. However you will need to use NAPI (turned on
in RHEL or Centos) and some memory mapped mechanism like pfring.


On 5/11/07, Ralph Crongeyer <ralph at ...14120...> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm looking into getting some High Capacity NIC's fo a snort box that will
> need to monitor allot of traffic on a Gig connection.
> Does anyone on the list have any experiance with these typs of NIC's,
> suggestions etc.... any info would be a big help.
> Also do any of these typs of NIC's use native GNU/Linux-2.6 drivers?
> Thanks
> Ralph
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Debojyoti Dutta, PhD (USC)
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