[Beowulf] 3C2000 NIC discontinued
gdjacobs at gmail.com
Thu Apr 10 08:48:45 PDT 2008
On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 7:06 AM, Tony Travis <ajt at rri.sari.ac.uk> wrote:
> Hello, Beowulf list.
> I've been using 3COM 3C2000 Gigabit NIC's in our Beowulf cluster since I
> built it. I'm very happy with them, but 3COM have now discontinued the
> I'd be grateful for comments or advice about alternative 'server' grade
> NIC's that, like the 3C2000, can offload some of the burden the host CPU
> would otherwise have to deal with. At present, I use the 3C2000 in all the
> servers and PXE-booted compute nodes in our Beowulf, and I have a few
> spares, but I want to find an alternative NIC for two new projects.
It's pretty much just a Marvell Yukon. Cards such as the DGE-530T (DLink),
various Allied Telesyn cards, Linksys EG10xxV2 cards all have Yukon
chipsets, although EG10xxV3 cards have the crappy Realtek 8169.
On Newegg, I find the:
This is in about five minutes. Some have Linux specific comments on Newegg,
some require a trip to Google. Some are PCIe, some are PCI-X, some are 32
Of course, you could just get Intel cards, which work very well.
MORE CORE AVAILABLE, BUT NOT FOR YOU
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