dual/quadruple ports on a NICs

Robert G. Brown rgb at phy.duke.edu
Thu Jun 7 04:10:26 PDT 2001

On Thu, 7 Jun 2001, Horatio B. Bogbindero wrote:

> there are a good number of products out there that have two or more ports
> on a single NIC. what about performance? i remember someone posting about
> it while back during a discussion about FNN which i participated in. i do
> not recall when that post was and the list archives return a large amount
> of results. i think is was rgb who posted a long a comprehensive response
> to it.

Not me.  Maybe Don Becker?  I vaguely remember the discussion you're
referring to, but I have no personal experience with multiport NICs and
don't know of any performance testing.


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