Subject: Re: tlp or de?
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Daniel Carosone <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 11/30/2003 10:30:47
On Sat, Nov 29, 2003 at 09:58:36PM +0100, Martin Husemann wrote:
> > Or might it be sensible to replace tlp1 with a spare rtk NIC?
> Uh oh - tulip chipsets are considered pretty good, while rtk ones are just
> cheap. I wouldn't swap a tulip for a rtk.

Agreed. Also, on alpha, especially older ones without BWX, avoid
fxp (intel) cards.  They have registers with side-effects at
alignments that can make them get accidentally read when nearby
registers are accessed.