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Do Gigabit ethernet single-mode fiber network adapters exist?

I am attempting to set up a server with a total of four single-mode fiber ports - two need to be at least 1Gb and two must be 10Gb. I have found a variety of 10Gb single-mode fiber network adapters ...
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Having an issue trying to get Gigabit speed across my network (Ubuntu Server)

I've just started looking into the network speeds at my office, the entire network is setup to be "Gigabit". This includes Gb switches, Gb Network cards and Cat 5e cabling. I'm not expecting the full ...
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linux router/firewall device with gigabit ports

i am looking for x86 or arm based device to use as linux router/firewall. It schould have 2 or more gigabit ethernet ports enough processing power to filter a gigabit of traffic about 512 MB of RAM ...
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How do I verify the speed of my NIC?

I just installed a new gigabit network interface card (NIC) in Linux. How do I tell if it is really set to gigabit speeds? I see ethtool has an option to set the speed, but I can't seem to figure ...
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Linux Gigabit driver that survives resume

Currently, I'm using the r8169 driver (Realtek 8169 gigabit ethernet). I tried both the chips on the mainboard and with an external network card. When I boot my PC, the machine comes up with speed = ...
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Why does 1GBit card have output limited to 80 MiB?

I'm trying to utilize maximal bandwidth provided by my 1GiB network card, but it's always limited to 80MiB (real megabytes). What can be the reason? Card description (lshw output): description: ...
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How to achieve 2-gigabit total throughput on Linux using the bonding driver?

For this application I am less concerned with high availability than I am with total throughput. I have one IP address on the server end, and I want to be able to send more than 1-gigabit of traffic ...
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Which tool should I trust, mii-tool and ethtool don't show me the same values

Our hosting company provides all the switching infrastructure for our servers. The private network, connected to eth2 should be GbE. Recently I've been suspecting that something is misconfigured as ...