[Chugalug] GigE NICs

John Aldrich mrmaxx at spamcop.net
Sun Feb 17 04:30:34 UTC 2013


On Sat February 16 2013 11:15:22 PM John Aldrich wrote:
> On Sat February 16 2013 11:05:50 PM John Aldrich wrote:
> > On Sat February 16 2013 12:57:09 PM Benjamin Stewart wrote:
> > > John, are you sure that 755 doesn't have an integrated gig nic?
> > 
> > It does.. Now that you mention it, it probably is GigE-capable. I doubt if
> > the one in my Linux box is, though... so I still need at least one, maybe
> > two (for my other Windows box.) Have to see what the NIC in my XP box will
> > do...may only need one NIC. :D
> 
> OK. Checked my XP box... it's got a Broadcom Gigabit NIC in it as well. Next
> question...how do I determine what on-board NIC I have in my Linux box?
> Looking at /proc/modules, nothing jumps out at me about networking.
> 
And the Linux box is apparently using some sort of RealTek chipset...and may 
be Gigabit-capable... Unfortunately I don't appear to have kept the 
motherboard box. :( Guess there's only one way to know for sure... Gonna have 
to just bite the bullet and buy a GigE switch and give it a shot. :D


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