Subject: Re: Fiber Fast Ethernet cards
To: Paul M. Newhouse <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/24/1998 07:29:06
At 08:57 PM 7/23/98 , Paul M. Newhouse wrote:
>Matt Thomas writes:
>>At 11:44 AM 7/23/98 , Paul M. Newhouse wrote:
>>>My (ever more flaky) memory recalls a Fast ethernet fiber NIC being talked about
>>>4-5 months ago that is supportted in NetBSD (i386).  If anybody knows of such a 
>>>NIC could you please pass along the info?
>>DE500-FA (Cabletron now owns it0.
>YIKES!!! $222/ea. at uvision.  Wouldn't happen to know where I could pick
>up 5 a bit cheaper than that ... would you?

Optics are expensive...  If you want fiber, you will pay
a premium.