Subject: RE: Network Interface Cards
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Brian Gregor <email@example.com>
Date: 09/29/2000 20:50:12
Any thoughts on the SMC/Western Digital 8013 ISA cards? I used
a bunch for a while on my home LAN with good results under
various UNIXes and Windows.
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...
> PCI - Any other 3Com card, and again, get the config disks.
> PCMCIA - 3Com 3C589
> Never had a problem with any 3Com card. Unless, of course, I left it in
> PnPray mode...
> --- David A Woyciesjes
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> > Subject: Network Interface Cards
> > Hello Matthew!
> > M> I have a number of Realtek cards which I have since
> > > replaced since I have experienced problems with
> > > NetBSD-1.4.2/i386 under extermely high load (network
> > > and machine).
> > Do you think I'm likley to experience these sort of problems
> > on 10Base-T?
> > M> Replacing with 3com 3c905 series produced extremely
> > > stable systems.
> > I've got one of those somewhere, which is probably destined
> > for the only PCI machine I have here. What would you
> > recommend for an ISA machine running NetBSD?
> > Regards,
> > -
> > Andy.
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