NIC's and Hubs

Derek Martin dmartin at
Wed Feb 2 20:43:43 EST 2000

On Wed, 2 Feb 2000, Henry Smith wrote:

> Thanks Charles. 
> Both you and Derek M have recommended NetGear so I am pretty much decided
> on going that way. One thing concerns me is that the Netgear site says that
> the PCI slot used must have "bus mastering" enabled. It also says that some

I could easily be wrong here, since I'm not a hardware freak, but I
*THINK* that's only required if you need it to share an IRQ...  Anyone?

"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
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