Re: extremely slow server -pc-net32-

Tim Fletcher (
Tue, 9 Mar 1999 12:24:50 +0000 (GMT)

> Okay if it's not the driver then the only possibility I see then is that my
> PC-net32 cards come from a defective batch, which wouldn't be overly
> surprising given the fact that it has already happened with other material
> from the same [cheap] reseller.
> My new reseller offers some 3Com stuff
> In your opinion, and speaking of 10 Mbit/s ethernet and linux, what would be
> the best netcards to go with?

I have had good results from 3com's brought new and Westen digial / SMC
network cards (wd8013 / smc-ultra) brought second hand from computer
fairs. the main thing to avoid are plug and play ne2000's.

Tim Fletcher .~.
/V\ L I N U X // \\ >Don't fear the penguin< /( )\

Software, n.:
Formal evening attire for female computer analysts.

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-net" in
the body of a message to