Subject: RE: Network Interface Cards
To: David Woyciesjes <>
From: Jared D. McNeill <>
List: port-i386
Date: 09/29/2000 16:56:39
On Fri, 29 Sep 2000, David Woyciesjes wrote:
> Here's my $0.02 ---
> ISA - If you can find it, get your hands on a 3Com 3C509B, download the
> config disks, and set all the parameters by hand. Do not use Plug And Pray
> on those cards...

There's a Linux utility that does the same things as the DOS config
tool, by the way. 3c5x9cfg or 3c5x9utils or something. Shouldn't take too
much work to get it to compile.

Oh, and both of the 3C509B's in my NAT are in Plug and Play mode, and they
seem to be working pretty good.