Subject: Re: Network card performance.
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Rick Kelly <email@example.com>
Date: 08/12/1995 10:55:04
Rob Windsor said:
>NE2000 cards are typically "bad" because clones never can seem to make
>ones that don't break when you set I/O to other-than-0x340.
>I happened to pick up a nice one (Compex), but it's a pseudo-bus-mastering
>card that might get grumpy if I put in more than 16M on my ISA system.
>I'd shoot for the 3com card if buying another one.
I have two machines running NetBSD here. They both have GVC NIC-2003 B
network cards that cost me around $40 each. They announce themselves as
being NE-2000 cards. I have them at 0x300. They can also be configured
to look like WD cards. No problems in approximately 4 months of use.
Rick Kelly firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com