Subject: Re: Add new ethernet adapter?
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Space Case <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/21/1998 17:10:42
On Sep 21, 6:47pm, email@example.com wrote:
>In message <199809212343.QAA19741@eskimo.com>, Space Case writes:
>>I gave up on it and went driving around to several computer stores. The
>>only thing I could find that was on the list of supported PCI devices was
>>an Intel EtherExpress. I got one, but it cost 3 times the other. :(
>I've seen "Netgear" cards based on the DEC chipset for about $30. The best
>deal is probably to order 10packs of those on-line. :)
If I'd seen one of those, I woulda got it. Even though there's a major
software company nearby, computer stores in Seattle suck.
>>I tried to see if it would do an emulation, and it wouldn't. Not sure
>>what to do with it now...
>Throw it in a Windows box and use it to play Quake.
The only WinBlows box that will be around here will be my son's, and
that will be a dual-boot to NetBSD, so it won't be useful there....
If someone seriously wanted to write a driver for it, I'd be willing
to entertain a loan/donation of it. (After all, it only cost $20
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