Why dont you use vlan with Linux ?!
Works fine and you can do a lot of things with it :)
2009/6/14 Ronan Mullally <ronan at iol.ie>
> I've got an aging cisco 3640 that needs replacing. I'm thinking about
> something like the Dell R200 (1u, ~50cm deep) running Linux, quagga and
> a few other apps (such as a reverse web proxy like pound).
>> I'll need a multiport ethernet card. To make things interesting, I'm
> looking for an integrated switch rather than a simple 4 port ethernet card
> (ie have the PCI card do switching rather than Linux do bridging).
> Gigabit ports would be ideal, but I'd settle for fast ethernet to keep the
> cost down.
>> I've found the following two options:
>> HP NC150T (PCIe with 4 external, 1 internal GigE)
>>http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/servers/networking/nc150t/benefits.html>> DSS Networks 6468 (PCIe with 4 external, 4 internal GigE)
>http://www.dssnetworks.com/v3/gigabit_pcie_6468.asp>> The former appears to be about USD200. I can't find pricing for the
>> Is anybody familiar with any other possibilities? Or can anyone recomond
> a sub EUR 500 1u box with a 4 port switch that would do in place of the
> Dell R200?
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