Subject: Re: semi-offtopic: netgear?
To: None <>
From: nm <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 08/12/1998 23:06:58
At 10:58 PM 8/12/98 -0400, you wrote:
>On Wed, Aug 12, 1998 at 10:34:26PM -0400, nm wrote:
>> Sorry for the intrusive nature of this email...
>> I am looking for anyone who has used a Netgear FA310TX
>> in a DEC Alpha with NetBSD.
>Almost.  I had one in a Linux/Alpha box for a bit.  It's based on a
>later revision of the Tulip chipset, so it "should work".  I didn't
>even have to recompile my kernel (since I already had the Tulip driver
>configured for my UDB's onboard ethernet).
>> pricewatch tells me that I can get this card for around $30
>Yep, mine was $34 from CDW (on special).
>> If I can be sure that it will work then its a go...
>I'd be suprised if it didn't.
>> I recently purchased an ACCTON 21140A based card
>> and couldn't get it to work (I don't think it's just me)
>> so I wanted to get real world verification that the next
>> card I buy will work.
>If the Accton doesn't work, there's probably something more important
>wrong.  The Accton and Netgear cards are probably nearly identical, so
>if the one doesn't work the other probably won't either.  But who

right!  thats why I want to find someone to confirm that the netgear
should work before I buy it.

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