NetGear FA-31x

Mikhail Kuzminsky kus at free.net
Tue Nov 9 01:00:01 PST 2010


According to Donald Becker
> On Mon, 10 Dec 2001, Javier Iglesias wrote:
> > There was a post some time ago that mentioned problems 
> > using NetGear FA311 NICs 
> > (-> http://www.netgear.com/product_view.asp?xrp=1&yrp=1&zrp=5)
> > with some "specific AMD chipsets"
> > (-> http://www.beowulf.org/pipermail/beowulf/2001-October/001668.html)
> That wasn't a specific report.  It was pretty much "something doesn't
> work". 
> 
> > We are experiencing some problems getting the highly 
> > recommended FA310 cards
> > (-> http://www.netgear.com/product_view.asp?xrp=1&yrp=1&zrp=4)
> 
> The FA310 (Lite-On PNIC-2 or ADM Comet chip) is completely unrelated to
> the FA311 (NatSemi DP83815 chip).  Any problem common between the two is
> likely from the motherboard, not the NIC.
  I heard about some problems w/south bridge on Tyan Tiger MP,
but (if I'm correct) somebody (sorry, I don't remember) wrote in
our mailing list that some GigE NICs, in particular from Intel,
works successfully w/Tiger MP. We have both (Tiger MP and Intel
Pro 1000 T), but didn't check them.

Mikhail Kuzminsky
Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry
Moscow



More information about the Beowulf mailing list