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Can You Purchase Switch Hardware Without an OS?

h2odragon Re:What are you looking for? (70 comments)

The linux tulip NIC drivers had some fast switching support, at least as of a couple versions ago. I never looked into it too deep; because 128port+ Xylan omniswitch boxes are $100 or less on ebay; and even with my budget constraints that just blows anything pc based right out of consideration.

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