Subject: Re: -current snapshot on 3000-300XL
To: port-alpha <>
From: Aaron J. Grier <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 01/12/2000 10:47:23
On Wed, Jan 12, 2000 at 06:53:56PM +0100, Josef Watzko wrote:

> Fast Ethernet Turbochannel Card does not exist.
> To use the FDDI you need a FDDI Switch/Concentrator at your hub.

The ideal solution would be a fast ethernet switch with FDDI ports, but
a router would be workable, and may be easier to get ahold of.  :)

> Do not expect a fast System with the DEC3000/300XL, this is the very
> low end of Alpha.

And I always thought the multia took that honor.  :)

  Aaron J. Grier | "Not your ordinary poofy goof." |
  "Time Correct function allows automatically correcting slight variation
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