[OmniOS-discuss] best or preferred 10g card for OmniOS

Phil Harman phil.harman at gmail.com
Fri Mar 27 00:05:33 UTC 2015

SFPs? Are you know kidding me? For my home lab I bought a pair of X540-T2 cards, which will even run over Cat5 for about a metre. They use a lot more power than SFP though :)

No issues at all with illumos or VMware.

> On 26 Mar 2015, at 16:45, Jeff Stockett <jstockett at molalla.com> wrote:
> I would concur with what Chip said.  We’ve had good luck with the Intel X520s setup with LACP to a Nexus 5000 – and also have a few X540s.  The X520s are a bit picky about SFPs but Appoved makes one that works and is reasonably affordable.
> From: OmniOS-discuss [mailto:omnios-discuss-bounces at lists.omniti.com] On Behalf Of Doug Hughes
> Sent: Thursday, March 26, 2015 9:25 AM
> To: omnios-discuss
> Subject: [OmniOS-discuss] best or preferred 10g card for OmniOS
> any recommendations? We're having some pretty big problems with the Solarflare card and driver dropping network under high load. We eliminated LACP as a culprit, and the switch.
> Intel? Chelsio? other?
> - Doug
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