Subject: Re: sbus FDDI cards?
To: Jon Lindgren <email@example.com>
From: Eduardo Horvath <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/08/2000 09:15:04
On Tue, 8 Aug 2000, Jon Lindgren wrote:
> I asked this once in the past, and I can't remember the answer.
> I know that no sbus FDDI cards are supported, and I believe it was due to
> lack of docs on the chipsets.
> Can anyone tell me what chipsets we need info about? I see tons of FDDI
> cards up for auction/sale/give-away/trash/etc... and my mouth waters with
> the prospect of firing up a few of those bad boys and connecting them to
> my network.
> I can't see why Sun shouldn't release info about these, especially given
> many company's new found embrace for open source... perhaps a bit of slick
> talking, pseudo beers and grumbling on my knees will get docs for some of
> these chipsets. And that'd certainly make us FDDI people scream with joy.
ISTR that FDDI cards and drivers were outsourced so Sun may not have any
docs on them.
> So does anyone know specific part numbers?
Beg/borrow/steal a Field Engineer handbook. Or call Sun about ordering