Subject: Re: -current snapshot on 3000-300XL
To: port-alpha <>
From: Josef Watzko <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 01/12/2000 18:53:56
>- I want to use the Alpha as a fileserver, therefore a fast network
>interface would be nice. The builtin ethernet is 10BaseT, but I have a
>switched 100BaseTX network. Are there any 100BaseTX Turbochannel network
>cards? I know there are FDDI cards available, but I don't know how I can
>attach FDDI to 100BaseTX, nor where to get these cards.

Fast Ethernet Turbochannel Card does not exist.
To use the FDDI you need a FDDI Switch/Concentrator at your hub.
Do not expect a fast System with the DEC3000/300XL, this is the very
low end of Alpha.