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What PCIe based fibre cards can I use with Ubuntu? I have been trying to find a native fibre card which works with Ubuntu Server but am unable to. I would really appreciate any help you can point me towards if possible.

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Could you be a little more specific concerning the application? I presume you're trying to attach a SAN. In which case the Emulex or Qlogic HBAs should suit the purpose. I haven't tested these myself on Ubuntu but I do know that they're well supported upstream. –  ppetraki Apr 5 '11 at 13:31
    
What kind of 'fibre card' are you referring to here? A 1000baseF Ethernet adapter or a Fibre Channel storage adapter? –  Jeremy Kerr May 14 '11 at 8:39
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I don't have any personal experience, but this should get you going in the right direction: Intel Gbit NICs. They are controlled with the e1000e module. It supports the Intel PCIe adapters.

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