NIC's and Hubs

Derek Martin dmartin at
Wed Feb 2 20:23:06 EST 2000

On Tue, 1 Feb 2000, Henry Smith wrote:

> At 06:16 PM 2/1/00 -0500, Derek Martin wrote:
> >On Tue, 1 Feb 2000, Henry Smith wrote:
> Thanks Derek, looks pretty good. Found it for $20 on the net, with free
> shipping.<G> ( The NetGear Part # is FA310TX. That is the one
> you meant, correct?

Yeah that's the one.  

> Which is the Linux driver for this card? Didn't find it in the HOWTO (May
> '99 issue). (Nor any mention of NetGear for that matter. Doesn't surprise
> me. Hard to keep up when you have a daytime job too! <G>)

Sorry!  Slipped my mind.  It's a DEC Tulip.  Linux already has the
drivers, you just need to include them!  Though I believe the ones you can
download are a more recent version, but I haven't had ANY trouble with
them, and I've got them in maybe 15 systems, including my home machines.

> Will probably order tomorrow. Thanks again.


"Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?"    "Who watches the watchmen?" 
-Juvenal, Satires, VI, 347 

Derek D. Martin      |  Senior UNIX Systems/Network Administrator
Arris Interactive    |  A Nortel Company
derekm at  |  dmartin at

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