Subject: Re: Support for Xircom/PCMCIA
To: David Jones <>
From: Mark P. Gooderum <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/03/1995 06:49:58
> I am remotely considering purchasing a 486-notebook for portable Unix work.
> I require Ethernet.  I don't see anything resembling a Xircom or PCMCIA
> Ethernet card driver in the i386/isa source.  Is there anything in the
> works, or must I get a machine that can take a half-size ISA card?
> -- 
> David Jones, M.A.Sc student, Electronics Group (VLSI), University of Toronto
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I'd be curious too.  I'm playing a little with the PCMCIA driver for 
the DLink (NE-2000) clone, trying to add support for a 3C589 (PCMCIA
Etherlink III), but not having much luck.