Subject: Re: Network Interface Cards
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List: port-i386
Date: 09/30/2000 14:26:26
Hello Chris!

  CGD> that doesn't help if it's documented on a sticker
     > inside the machine case (which is quite a reasonable
     > thing to do, in my opinion)...


  CGD> ...or if the card you've been given was ripped out of
     > another machine, and you were just handed the 'bare'
     > card...

That happens to me quite a bit.  I think I would always
assume that I had to re-configure (or at least check) a card
before installing it in a PC though.  Of course, if it needs
to be configured through EEPROM you just have to put up with
any conflict long enough to configure it.  Bah!


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