Re: extremely slow server -pc-net32-

Tim Fletcher (tim@night-shade.demon.co.uk)
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 .~.
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