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100Mb Ethernet for Indigo2

To: SGI Linux Group <>
Subject: 100Mb Ethernet for Indigo2
From: "Mark A. Zottola" <>
Date: Sun, 07 Feb 1999 10:55:31 -0600
This is slightly off-topic, so I apologize in advance. As we are porting
LINUX to the Indigo2 to build a Beowulf cluster - we would like to use
100Mb ethernet cards instead of the standard 10Mb. In contacting SGI
about this, we were pointed to Qualix - a company which manufactures
these cards. But the price for this is rather steep - between $700 -
$800 per card! Does anyone on this list know where there might be a
cheaper source for these cards? I can live with 10Mb if I have to, but
it sure would be nice to have that 100Mb communication!

Again, my apologies if this is too off-topic for this group.
Mark A. Zottola                       Alabama Research and Education
119 Rust Research Center              Nichols Research Corporation
University of Alabama-Birmingham      VOICE:  (205) 934-3893
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